Ted Hughes biography: publisher calls estate's attack 'defamatory'

HarperCollins defends book as a work of ‘impeccable scholarship’ after the Hughes estate accuses author Jonathan Bate of factual inaccuracyThe publisher of Jonathan Bate’s controversial biography of Ted Hughes has hit back after an attack on the work’s accuracy by the late poet’s widow, saying that while Carol Hughes and the Ted Hughes estate did not support the book’s publication, it was written with the “close cooperation” of the “equally credible sources” of Hughes’s sister and daughter. Related: Ted Hughes’ widow criticises ‘offensive’ biography Related: Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life by Jonathan Bate review – sex and self-deception Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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