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A New England affair / Steven Carroll.

A New England affair / Steven Carroll.
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ISBN 9781460751091 (paperback)
Author Carroll, Steven, 1949- author.
Title A New England affair / Steven Carroll.
Publisher/Date Sydney, NSW : HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2017.
©2017
Pagination etc. 235 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Eliot quartet 3
Summary Note 1965. The great poet, TS Eliot, is dead. Hearing the news, the seventy-two year old Emily Hale points her Ford Roadster towards the port of Gloucester, where a fishing boat will take her out to sea, near the low, treacherous rocks called the Dry Salvages, just off Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Over the course of that day, clutching a satchel of letters, Emily Hale slips between past and present, reliving her life with Eliot - starting with that night in 1913, the moment when her life turned, when the young Tom Eliot and Emily Hale fell deeply in love with each other. But Tom moved to London to fulfil his destiny as the famous poet `TS Eliot', and Emily went on to become his muse - the silent figure behind some of the greatest poetry of the 20th century - his friend and his confidante. But never did she become his lover or his wife. From Steven Carroll, one of our most brilliant, award-winning authors, A New England Affair is the third novel in his acclaimed Eliot Quartet, a companion novel to The Lost Life and A World of Other People. It is a deeply moving, intense and poignant novel of a love that never finds the right moment, and so becomes the ghost of what could have been, of what never quite was, and never quite will be.
Subject - Name Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Relations with women -- Fiction
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Romance fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Shelf Location F CARR
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