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Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing by May Sarton

Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing


Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing by May Sarton

Hilary Stevens - in her 70's and a renowned poet - is disrupted first by a young poet, then by two journalists seeking the source of her creativity. They help her come to terms with her past, in the first book in which Sarton wrote openly about homosexual love.

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Publication date

17th January 1998


May Sarton

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The Women's Press Ltd


240 pages


Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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