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By Liz Shakespeare

ISBN-10: 0951687948

ISBN-13: 9780951687949

As a tender boy, Edward Capern is desirous to learn and write, yet has to paintings an eighty-hour week in Barnstaple’s lace manufacturing facility. As a guy, he goals of writing poetry and development a fairer society, yet those aspirations can't placed nutrition at the desk. He fears he'll by no means manage to marry Jane, the girl he loves, and it's her ability as a milliner that finally presents adequate for them to establish an easy domestic jointly in Bideford.
Edward’s fortunes swap whilst he reveals employment as a postman. As he walks the Devon lanes, he starts to jot down poems and songs that categorical his enjoy the nation-state and the folk he meets, yet neither he nor Jane can foresee the profound effect his poetry may have on their lives.
Liz Shakespeare’s novel attracts on ancient study and Capern’s personal writing to inform the tale of Bideford’s Postman Poet from obscurity to nationwide renown, taking pictures the possibilities and inequalities of the Victorian age.

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