The Presence by Dannie Abse

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review



A distinguished poet’s moving memoir of his wife, who died in a car accident in 2005. It is both a record of present grief and a portrait of a marriage that lasted more than fifty years.

About Dannie Abse

See more books from this Author
Dannie Abse is a poet, a playwright, and a novelist as well as the president of the Welsh Academi and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He is the author of Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve, New & Collected Poems, Running Late, The Strange Case of Dr Simmonds and Dr Glas, and The View from Row G.
Published September 25, 2007 by Hutchinson. 192 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences.

Unrated Critic Reviews for The Presence

The Guardian

See more reviews from this publication

Throughout the book her husband will recall countless details of the accident that took "in one unpredictable moment, my lover, my ally, and my friend".

Oct 17 2008 | Read Full Review of The Presence

Rate this book!

Add Review