Mad Mary Lamb

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    Mad Mary Lamb

    Lunacy and Murder in Literary London

    Susan Tyler Hitchcock

    Norton 2005

    Paperback 333pp Illustrated

    9780393327533   Product Code: 23933

    One night in 1796, Mary Lamb killed her mother. Confined in various madhouses, she discovered a gift for writing, collaborating on the bestselling Tales from Shakespear with her essayist brother Charles. This authoritative biography tells a story of madness, forgiveness and the redemptive power of the written word.

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