Unseen Sylvia Plath short story to be published in January

Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom was written in 1952, when Plath was still a student in the USAn “important” short story written by Sylvia Plath when the poet was 20 years old will be published for the first time in January 2019.Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom, which describes a fateful train journey, is one of a series of standalone short fiction titles being released by Faber to mark the publisher’s 90th anniversary.In one of the corn fields a scarecrow caught her eye, crossed staves propped aslant, and the corn husks rotting under it. The dark ragged coat wavered in the wind, empty, without substance. And below the ridiculous figure black crows were strutting to and fro, pecking for grains in the dry ground.This is a story about women breaking out, being unconventional Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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