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Author Foulds, Adam, 1974-

Title The quickening maze / Adam Foulds
Published London : Jonathan Cape, 2009


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Description 258 pages ; 23 cm
Summary Based on real events in Epping Forest on the edge of London around 1840, this book centres on the first incarceration of the great nature poet John Clare. Historically accurate, but brilliantly imagined, the closed world of High Beach and its various inmates are brought vividly to life
Subject Clare, John, 1793-1864 -- Mental health -- Fiction.
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892 -- Fiction.
Poets, English -- 19th century -- Mental health -- Fiction.
Psychiatric hospitals -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780224087469 hardback
0224087460 hardback