The Presence by Dannie Abse

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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

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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.

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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".

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