By Sarah Burton
The little identified tale of the inseparable brother and sister, lighting of the Romantic circle, privately haunted by means of madness
Wordsworth notion that if there have been the sort of factor as an exceptional guy, it might be Charles Lamb, whereas Hazlitt believed Mary Lambto be the one good girl he knew. The couple's literary recognition rested partially at the well-known stories from Shakespeare. And but there has been an unhappier aspect: Charles was once an alcoholic and Mary, in an assault of madness, stabbed their mom to death.
This attention-grabbing account reaches to the center of early 19th century London, assembly its eccentrics and its literary giants. It additionally visits the city's darker corners, the place poverty stalks rented rooms and madhouses cover poor abuse.
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A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb by Sarah Burton