Two for Joy: Scenes From Married Life

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Dannie and Joan Abse had been married for more than fifty years when she was killed in a car crash in 2005. Celebrating a marriage through poetry, Abse’s extraordinary sequel to The Presence returns to his life before his bereavement.

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Dannie Abse was for many years a chest specialist in a London teaching hospital. A poet, reviewer and playwright, he has written and edited more than fifteen books of poetry, as well as books about medicine and also fiction. He is the author of Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve and several autobiographical volumes, including Goodbye, Twentieth Century, was published in 2001 to critical acclaim. He died, at the age of 91, in September 2014.

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Dannie Abse, poet and doctor, lives in Golders Green. This year he celebrated sixty years of publishing with Hutchinson. A former President of the Poetry Society, he has written over thirty books, including poetry, fiction, criticism, plays, medical subjects and memoirs. His novel The Strange Case of Dr Simmonds and Dr Glas was long-listed for the Booker Prize and his recent memoir The Presence was Wales Book of the Year 2008.

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