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The Quickening Maze

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After a lifetime's struggle with alcohol, critical neglect and depression, in 1840 the nature poet John Clare is incarcerated. The asylum, in London ... Show synopsis

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  • The Quickening Maze (Jonathan Cape) – Hardcover (2009)
    by Adam Foulds

    The Quickening Maze

    Hardcover, Jonathan Cape
    2009
    English
    New ed.
    258 pages

    ISBN: 0224087460
    ISBN-13: 9780224087469

    Based on real events in Epping Forest on the edge of London around 1840, "The Quickening Maze" centres on the first incarceration of the great nature poet John Clare. After years struggling with alcohol, critical neglect and depression, Clare finds himself in High Beach Private Asylum - an institution run on reformist principles which would later become known as occupational therapy. At the same time another poet, the young Alfred Tennyson, moves nearby and becomes entangled in the life and catastrophic schemes of the ... Show more

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