The Initials in the Heart: A Celebration of Love by Laurence WhistlerThe Initials in the Heart: A Celebration of Love by Laurence Whistler

The Initials in the Heart: A Celebration of Love

byLaurence Whistler

Paperback | October 5, 2015

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Laurence Whistler’s story of his five-year marriage to Jill Furse before her sudden early death has achieved a classic quality. Despite the tragedy of its ending the lasting impression is of two lives lived to the full in supreme happiness. Jill Furse was remarkable for many gifts; beauty, acting, poetry and above all gaiety and courage. This edition includes her poems.

Laurence Whistler was born in 1912. He is perhaps best known today for his glass engraving, but was also a renowned poet and the author of many books, including The English Festivals and The Initials in The Heart. In 1974 he was awarded the C.B.E. and in 2000, shortly before his death, a knighthood.
Title:The Initials in the Heart: A Celebration of LoveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:282 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.59 inPublished:October 5, 2015Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910570427

ISBN - 13:9781910570425

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Editorial Reviews

"One of the most sustainedly beautiful [prose] poems I have read for a long time." Lord David Cecil, Sunday Telegraph "One of the most moving prose threnodies ever written." Daily Telegraph "One of the most poignant love stories in the English language." Country Life "Certain to have a permanent place in the literature of love." Yorkshire Post