The Iron Woman has come to take revenge on mankind for its thoughtless polluting of the seas, rivers and lakes. Her first target for destruction is the waste-disposal factory where Lucy's dad and most of the men in the town are employed.
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Ted Hughes was born on 17 August 1930 in Mytholmroyd, a small mill town in West Yorkshire. His father made portable wooden buildings. The family moved to Mexborough, a coal-mining town in South Yorkshire, when Hughes was seven. His parents took over a newsagent and tobacconist shop, and eventually he went to the local grammar school.In 1948 Hughes won an Open Exhibition to Pembroke College, Cambridge. Before going there, he served two years National Service in the Royal Air Force. Between leaving Cambridge and becoming a teacher, he worked at various jobs, finally as a script-reader for Rank at their Pinewood Studios.In 1956 Hughes married the American poet Sylvia Plath, who died in 1963, and they had two children. He remarried in 1970. He was awarded the OBE in 1977, created Poet Laureate in December 1984 and appointed to the Order of Merit in 1998. He died in October 1998.Ted Hughes's first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published by Fabe
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Book Description London: Faber & Faber, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Hardbound: cloth & dustjacket. 8vo., pp. vi, 87. First edition. Fine new unused copy in fine unclipped dustjacket. See my scan. (Delivery Confirmation number sent for domestic orders.). Bookseller Inventory # 27297
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1993. Rilegato. Book Condition: nuovo. sovraccoperta. prima edizione. Bookseller Inventory # NA277
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11057117003X