The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth

A Life

by Frances Wilson

Hardcover, 316 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $30 | purchase

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The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth
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A Life
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Frances Wilson

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Traces the life of the eminent writer's reclusive sister from their controversial intimacy and her relationship with his close friend, Coleridge, to her inspiration of some of their best works and her own achievements as a writer. 10,000 first printing.