Ted Hughes & Sylvia Plath read “Dying is an art. (And he helped her along with it quite well) Like everything else, I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I have a call.
In yesterday's Daily Telegraph we published the first in our three-part serialisation of the Letters of Ted Hughes. This second extract opens in the aftermath of the suicide of Hughes's first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath.