Elizabeth Myers

Elizabeth Myers   Elizabeth Myers (1912 – 1947) was an English writer whose tragically early death from tuberculosis at the age of 34 years robbed denied her readers and admirers of one of the most promising writers to emerge from the war years. She was a formidable and original literary talent as is evident from […]

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Starting Late

Recently, we stayed at a newly opened hotel in Ely, named ‘The Poets House’ (without the apostophe). When I asked why it was so-named the answer was that a notable writer had lived there previously, hence the connection. The writer in question was Sybil Marshall whose claim to fame was not as a poet, but […]

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The Native Returns

We seem to be in the midst of a resurgence of interest in Thomas Hardy, both at home and abroad. The recent filming of a new version of ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ in Dorset has certainly stirred local interest while even further abroad there have been signs of a renaissance of interest in the […]

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