Ted Hughes' Brother Remembers His Marriage To Sylvia Plath (NEW BOOK)

December 4, 2014 1:23 PM

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Ted Hughes was both the husband of Sylvia Plath, the beloved poet and author of The Bell Jar, and an important poet in his own right. Their marriage crumbled shortly before Plath's tragic suicide in 1963, but their literary and romantic partnership remains iconic; it produced two children and fostered both of their writing careers. After Plath's death, Hughes became her literary executor, overseeing future editions of her work, as well as continuing his own remarkable career until his death in 1998.

Ted was hankering after a return to England, where he now had a growing reputation following the publication of his first book, The Hawk in the Rain. Apart from his literary life, he clearly missed his family and wrote regularly to our parents –- urging me also to do the same and give them lots of n...

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