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Wife to Mr.Milton

Robert Graves

Wife to Mr.Milton

the story of Marie Powell.

by Robert Graves

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Penguin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "The story of Marie Powell" Cassell, 1943.

The Physical Object
Pagination416p.,ill.,18cm
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19844313M


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Story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr. Milton: the story of Marie Powell by Robert Graves; 20 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Fictions, Milton, Mary (Powell), d.

; People: Mary Powell Milton (d. ), John Milton. Wife to Mr. Milton: The Story of Marie Powell (Hardcover) Published December 31st by Octagon Press, Limited Hardcover, pagesCited by: 1.

Consummate historical novelist and poet Robert Graves tells the story from the perspective of the wife, Marie Powell, a young woman who married the poet to escape a debt. From the start, the couple proves mismatched; Milton is a domineering and insensitive husband set on punishing Marie for not providing the promised dowry.

A secondary problem in reading WIFE TO MR MILTON - fpr me, anyway - is that it endlessly digresses, through page after page after page, into blow-by-blow descriptions of the English Civil War.

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A Marvelous book, complex, riveting Robert Graves has written a masterpiece here. This novel features a woman as the main character, his portrayal of the feisty and intelligent Marie Powell, who became the wife of John Milton, is a multi-dimensional delight.

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Originally published in under title: The story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr. Milton. Description: pages ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Story of Marie Powell, wife to. As Civil War sweeps across England and the King is killed, a battle starts to rage between husband and wife - one that only the powerful can win.

Told through the fictional journals of Milton's wife, Robert Graves's sympathetic and sensitive reconstruction of her tragic life is also a convincing, linguistically rich portrait of seventeenth.

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