Lunacy and Murder in Literary London
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.