Nicholson creates a strong historical base from which he imaginatively recreates the time period and the personalities involved
The history is fascinating and the poems are sublime
Masterly ... zig-zagging between two contrasting eras, weaves love, sex and poetry together seamlessly
A beguiling meditation on poetry and love
A compelling reflection on sex and marriage in the 19th Century...an enjoyable concoction of first-hand accounts and modern imagination.