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Ted Hughes (1930–1998)

Author of Birthday Letters

Includes the names: Ted Hugues, Ted Hughes, Тед Хјуз

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Birthday Letters 2,050 copies, 22 reviews
The Iron Man 1,052 copies, 29 reviews
Tales from Ovid (Translator) 971 copies, 8 reviews
The Rattle Bag (Editor) 822 copies, 11 reviews
Collected Poems 482 copies, 5 reviews
The Iron Woman 234 copies, 2 reviews
By Heart 227 copies, 1 review
Letters of Ted Hughes 200 copies, 1 review
The Hawk in the Rain 193 copies, 4 reviews
The School Bag (Editor) 168 copies
Gaudete 116 copies, 1 review
Lupercal 114 copies, 1 review
Poetry in the Making 114 copies, 1 review
Wodwo 107 copies, 2 reviews
Winter Pollen 87 copies, 2 reviews
Season Songs 81 copies
Collected Poems for Children 80 copies, 4 reviews
Wolfwatching 74 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Translations 69 copies, 2 reviews
Difficulties of a Bridegroom 68 copies, 1 review
What is the Truth? 59 copies, 2 reviews
Moortown 58 copies
River 55 copies
Tales of the Early World 54 copies, 1 review
Flowers and Insects 51 copies, 1 review
My Brother Bert 46 copies, 16 reviews
Cave Birds 46 copies
Three Books 43 copies
Meet My Folks! 41 copies, 1 review
The Mermaid's Purse (Author) 40 copies
Moon-Whales 34 copies
Moortown Diary 32 copies
Elmet 29 copies
Under the North Star 29 copies, 2 reviews
Seneca's Oedipus 24 copies, 1 review
Poetry Is 21 copies
The Iron Wolf 16 copies
The Thought Fox 10 copies
Collected Plays for Children 9 copies, 1 review
Tigers Bones 8 copies
Here Today: Modern Poems (Introduction) 6 copies
WINNING WORDS 4 copies
The Tigerboy 4 copies, 1 review
Crow 3 copies
Earth Dances 3 copies
Gedichte 2 copies
Poesie 2 copies
Five American Poets (Editor) 2 copies
Antología Poética 1 copy, 1 review
Capriccio 1 copy
A Solstice 1 copy
Orts 1 copy
Jernmanden 1 copy
Oedipus 1 copy
Crow 1 copy
Recklings 1 copy
Orpheus 1 copy
The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides (Translator, some editions) 8,513 copies, 63 reviews
Collected Poems (Editor, some editions) 3,380 copies, 21 reviews
Phaedra (Translator, some editions) 1,648 copies, 24 reviews
Blood Wedding (Translator, some editions) 888 copies, 24 reviews
The Journals of Sylvia Plath {abridged} (Editor) 706 copies, 5 reviews
Alcestis (Translator, some editions) 641 copies, 13 reviews
The Nation's Favourite Poems (Author, some editions) 550 copies, 7 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 392 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories (Contributor) 362 copies, 2 reviews
Sylvia Plath: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes (Editor) 325 copies, 3 reviews
The Faber Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 258 copies, 2 reviews
The New Poetry (Contributor) 241 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 224 copies, 3 reviews
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 160 copies, 19 reviews
British Poetry Since 1945 (Contributor, some editions) 145 copies, 2 reviews
After Ovid: New Metamorphoses (Contributor) 131 copies
Emergency Kit (Contributor, some editions) 99 copies, 1 review
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats (Contributor) 98 copies, 1 review
The State of the Language [1990] (Contributor) 80 copies, 1 review
The Complete Poems (Introduction, some editions) 66 copies, 1 review
The Essential Shakespeare (Editor) 53 copies
The Faber Book of Gardens (Contributor) 37 copies, 2 reviews
Science Fiction (Author) 33 copies, 1 review
Environmental Handbook (Contributor) 17 copies
Ghostly Haunts (Contributor) 16 copies, 1 review
Guardian Angels (Contributor) 10 copies
Poetry anthology (Contributor, some editions) 6 copies
New voices (Contributor) 6 copies
Young Winter's Tales 1 (Contributor) 1 copy

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Notably married to Sylvia Plath (1956-1963) with whom he had two children. Also had a daughter Shura (b. 1965), killed by her mother Assia Wevill as part of her suicide in 1969. Hughes was chosen as Poet Laureate after Philip Larkin declined.
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