Wife to Mr. Milton: The Story of Marie Powell

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Creative Age Press, Incorporated, 1944 - English fiction - 380 pages
Marie Powell married John Milton in payment of a debt. It was a mismatching of bitter ineptitude, for in temperament and conviction they were worlds apart. Their marriage is the focus of this novel.

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Milton is exposed in this novel as a prize prig. Written in the form of a memoir of his first wife, Marie Powell, who was steam-rolled into marrying him. Graves manages to include a concise historical ... Read full review

WIFE TO MR. MILTON: The Story Of Marie Powell

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There's a strange fascination in this unusual story of the sixteen year old girl who became the wife of the famous poet —it's a holding story despite its deliberately archaic style, for it is told as ... Read full review



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