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George's Ghosts: A New Life of W.B. Yeats


Many know the public Yeats but few have managed to penetrate to the inner man, or to explore the relationship with his much younger wife, George. Here, Brenda Maddox brings all her talents to bear on one of the most written about but least understood literary giants of the twentieth century. "A stylish, less than entirely reverent and often deeply touching account of the strains of living with a scatty, splendid genius...An unqualified delight from start to finish" - "Observer". "What emerges is not simply the best account ...

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