By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

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Flamingo, 1992 - 112 pages
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Elizabeth Smart's passionate fictional account of her intense love-affair with the poet George Barker, described by Angela Carter as 'Like MADAME BOVARY blasted by lightening ... A masterpiece'.By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept, Elizabeth Smart's passionate fictional account of her intense love affair with the poet George Barker, is widely recognised to be a classic.

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

Such a beautifully written book! Every page is imbued with the passion Smart felt for her lover, George Barker. Though, since Barker was married and a Catholic, their love would forever be carried out ... Read full review

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User Review  - TomSlee - LibraryThing

I had missed this book but, in one of those odd coincidences, my son brought it home one day and the next day the Globe and Mail got five literary types to list the top ten Canadian books and this ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
17
Section 2
31
Section 3
39
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Elizabeth Smart was born in Ottawa, Ontario on December 27, 1913. She attended King's College of the University of London for a year. Her titles include By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept, A Bonus, Ten Poems, Eleven Poems, the Assumption of the Rogues and Rascals and In the Mean Time. She died March 4, 1986 in London of a heart attack.

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