Shelley and His World

Author(s): Claire Tomalin

Literary biography

"Shelley and His World" was universally acclaimed on publication as an ideal introduction to the poet's life and work. This much-requested reissue is guaranteed to delight Claire Tomalin's loyal readership. 'A vivid, amusing yet heartbreaking picture of Shelley emerges: poetry, politics, travel, friendships, love-affairs, scandals, mysteries, children, visions - all gracefully combined' - "London Review of Books".

Product Information

Claire Tomalin has worked in publishing and journalism all her life, becoming literary editor first of the New Statesman and then of the Sunday Times. She is the author of six highly acclaimed biographies and has won the Whitbread Book Award (and First Book Award), the Hawthornden Prize, the NCR Book Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography She lives in London with husband Michael Frayn.

General Fields

  • : 9780140171525
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : July 1992
  • : 194mm X 128mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Claire Tomalin
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : very good
  • : 144
  • : 16pp b&w illustrations, chronology, bibliography, notes, index