The Presence

The Presence

By  Dannie Abse

A distinguished poet's moving memoir of his wife who died in a car accident in 2005.

WINNER OF THE WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR Loss, grief and love are the themes of this remarkable memoir from one of Britain’s most distinguished poets. Some months after Dannie Abse’s wife Joan died in a car accident in June 2005, he began to write a diary which is both a record of present grief and a portrait of marriage which lasted more than fifty years. It is an extraordinary document, painful but celebratory; funny as well as sad, bursting with joy as well as sorrow and full of a deep understanding of what it means to be human.

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Paperback

9780099531869

November 15, 2008

Vintage

RRP $29.99

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