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Sylvia Plath the noted Boston poet with her daughter Frieda She later had a son Nick Both children were from her 1956 marriage to Ted Hughes the noted English poet They lived 1st in the USA before moving to England In 1963 at age 30 while separated from Ted she committed suicide and many blamed her husband In 2009 in Alaska where he lived their son Nicholas age 47 also committed suicide Assia Wevill Ted's mistress from 1962 until her death in 1969 ironically also committed suicide

A quote from the poem "Dreamers" by English poet, Ted Hughes (who was married to Sylvia Plath), which is about his mistress, Assia Wevill, Published in the book Birthday Letters in 1998, it was the 1st time he'd written about her in the 30 years since her death. *Thanks for the correction, Cassy

Lover of Unreason: Assia Wevill, Sylvia Plath's Rival and Ted Hughes' Doomed Love: Yehuda Koren, Eilat Negev: 9780786721054: Boo...

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Review: A Lover of Unreason by Assia Wevill

Assia Wevill was airbrushed from the Hughes/Plath heritage. Peter Porter welcomes her restoration by Yehuda Koren and Eilat Negev in A Lover of Unreason.