Foulds, Adam, 1974-

The Quickening Maze / Adam Foulds. - New York : Penguin Books, 2010 2010. - 258 p. ; 20 cm.

First published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2009.

Based on real events--tells the deeply moving story of the great nature poet John Clare and his fall into madness.

Finalist for the Man Booker Prize, 2009

0143117793 (pbk.) 9780143117797 (pbk.)

2009040218


Clare, John, 1793-1864 --Mental health--Fiction.
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892 --Fiction.


Poets, English--Mental health--19th century--Fiction.
Psychiatric hospitals--History--England--London--19th century--Fiction.
Mentally ill--Commitment and detention--History--England--London--19th century--Fiction.


London (England)--Social conditions--19th century--Fiction.




Historical fiction.

PR6106.O95 / Q53 2010

823.92 / FOU

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