Tuesday, January 22, 2013

News at Eleven: I wish the newspapers would get it right.

He didn't even know that Sylvia would find out about Assia. He'd done everything he could to be very discreet. It was just one of those things . . . And of course Sylvia, when she did hear about it, it reminded her of all her terrors about abandonment and everything else. She wouldn't listen to anything but separation and divorce. But he didn't leave her for Assia. That's just not true. He was actually staying on friends' floors in London until he got a little place by himself. He certainly wasn't living with Assia.

Oh and she took all the money out of their bank account. She was a monster actually.

from The Guardian: Interview: Olwyn Hughes, Sylvia Plath's literary executor


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