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The Iron Woman

The Iron Woman

Last 4 in stock
ISBN
9780571348589
Published
07/06/2018
9780571348589
Format
Paperback
Price
£6.99
Paperback
160

About the Book

A beautiful 25th anniversary edition of Ted Hughes's The Iron Woman, the incredible sequel to The Iron Man, with the stunning original wood engravings from Andrew Davidson and a foreword by Michael Morpurgo.

The streaming shape reared . . . like a sudden wall of cliff, pouring cataracts of black mud and clotted, rooty lumps of reeds.

Mankind for has polluted the seas, lakes and rivers. The Iron Woman has come to take revenge.
Lucy understands the Iron Woman's rage and she too wants to save the water creatures from their painful deaths. But she also wants to save her town from total destruction.
She needs help. Who better to call on but Hogarth and the Iron Man . . . ?

A sequel and companion volume to Ted Hughes' The Iron Man, this new, child-friendly setting will be treasured by a new generation of readers.

‘A beautiful new edition . . . wonderfully imagined, hugely challenging, modern myth.’ Carousel

A beautiful 25th anniversary edition of Ted Hughes's The Iron Woman, the incredible sequel to The Iron Man, with the stunning original wood engravings from Andrew Davidson and a foreword by Michael Morpurgo.The streaming shape reared . . . like a sudden wall of cliff, pouring cataracts of black mud and clotted, rooty lumps of reeds.Mankind for has polluted the seas, lakes and rivers. The Iron Woman has come to take revenge.Lucy understands the Iron Woman's rage and she too wants to save the water creatures from their painful deaths. But she also wants to save her town from total destruction.She needs help. Who better to call on but Hogarth and the Iron Man . . . ?A sequel and companion volume to Ted Hughes' The Iron Man, this new, child-friendly setting will be treasured by a new generation of readers.‘A beautiful new edition . . . wonderfully imagined, hugely challenging, modern myth.’ Carousel
  • Ted Hughes

    Ted Hughes (1930–1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid (1997) and Birthday Letters (1998). He was Poet Laureate from 1984, and in 1998 he was appointed to the Order of Merit.

“A beautiful new edition...the silver 'riveted' image on the jacket invites readers to delve into this wonderfully imagine, hugely challenging, modern myth.”
- Carousel

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