About this book
Acclaimed biography of one of England's best-loved poets, now available in paperback. It is the first to integrate Herbert's life and poetry convincingly, setting the work in the whole context of his times and adding depth to our knowledge of him. 'Excellent, captivating, full of moving detail. A terrific book about a remarkable poet' Salley Vickers, "Independent"
Integrates the life and poetry of George Herbert, giving us in Music at Midnight the definitive biography of the man behind some of the most famous poems in the English Language. This book sets the poetry in the whole context of the poet's life and times, so that the reader can understand the frame of mind and kind of society which produced it.