By Ehor Boyanowsky

ISBN-10: 1553653238

ISBN-13: 9781553653233

They met at a poetry studying, yet Ehor Boyanowsky and British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes grew to become pals via their shared — and unquenchable — ardour for fishing. opposed to the backdrop of the Dean River, one of many maximum steelhead rivers on this planet, the 2 males explored their mutual regard for the planet's wild areas. Boyanowsky attracts on own correspondence, interviews, and magazine entries to recreate their encounters within the Nineteen Eighties and '90s, while Hughes used to be on the top of his strength and effect, and to color an intimate portrait of a lifelong outdoorsman, conservationist, and artist. The booklet additionally is going at the back of the inventive approach as fishing logs transmute into poetry, speak turns into motion, and the queen's bard composes impromptu bawdy verse at the force to a stag celebration. Boyanowsky realizes he is been privileged to work out a Hughes who's varied from the general public character. In those stories of male friendship and the primal act of fly fishing, the reader will get glimpses of the "nature crimson in teeth and claw" that drew Ted Hughes to Canada — and rekindled his love of the traditional world.

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