Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: While living in Regent's Park Road, Dr. [John] Horder

counted Sylvia Plath among his patients and made regular visits to the poet's home before her suicide.During a Desert Island Disc-style interview in Primrose Hill in 2010, he told an audience of about 200 people: "It was a bitter episode and I keep asking myself: was there anything more I could have done?"

from Camden New Journal: Legendary GP who cared for poet Sylvia Plath dies at 92
then Camden New Journal: Feature: Literature: 'Could I have done more for Sylvia Plath?'--Poet's doctor John Horder on his role in her final days


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