The Life of Matthew Arnold
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW ARNOLD
The author’s second book, published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1996 was a life of the Victorian poet and critic Matthew Arnold. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1996.
‘A lucid and balanced biography…both comprehensive and compact, neither reverential nor easily scornful, and written with accuracy and charm’ – Mick Imlah, The Observer
‘A timely and comprehensive biography’ – Paul Binding, The Independent