By Glyn Maxwell
A lively homage to the departed literary greats—set in an entrancing English village—this novel tells the story of a profound autumn time period with Poe, Yeats, Whitman, Dickinson, and the Brontës.
“I am strolling alongside a rustic lane with out earthly suggestion why . . .”
Poet Glyn Maxwell wakes up in a mysterious village one autumn day. He has no inspiration how he obtained there—is he useless? In a coma? Dreaming?—but he has an odd feeling there’s a category to educate. And isn’t that the poet Keats wandering down the lane? Why now not ask him to provide a interpreting, do a Q and A, hit the pub with the scholars afterwards?
Soon the entire of the fall time period stretches forward, with Byron, Yeats and Emily Dickinson, the Brontës, the Brownings, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, Wilfred Owen, and plenty of extra all on their approach to supply readings within the humble village hall.
And every little thing those famed personalities say—in category, on level, on the move Keys pub—comes verbatim from those poets’ diaries, essays, or letters. A dreamy novel of a profound autumn time period with Poe, Yeats, Whitman, Dickinson, and the Brontës.
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Drinks With Dead Poets: A Season of Poe, Whitman, Byron, and the Brontes by Glyn Maxwell