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By John Crowley

Certainly one of our so much comprehensive literary artists, John Crowley imagines the radical the haunted Romantic poet Lord Byron by no means penned ...but rather well may need. kept from destruction, learn, and annotated by means of Byron's personal deserted daughter, Ada, the manuscript is rediscovered in our time -- and virtually no longer well-known. Lord Byron's Novel is the tale of a demise daughter's try and comprehend the recognized father she longed for -- and the younger girl who, through studying the key of Byron's manuscript and Ada's devotion, reconnects together with her personal father, pushed from her lifestyles by way of against the law as poor as any of which Byron himself was once accused.

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World’s longest email. Write me again and again. S Mom—Don’t you love these lilacs—they’re at Kew Gardens—remember, “Come down to Kew in lilac time,” I haven’t been there yet but the postcards are everywhere LORD BYRON’S NOVEL The Evening Land 33 f No lilacs yet though. I’m here doing research for the Web site. I don’t have a real address yet—I’ll call you soon to let you know. edu> Subject: Amazing So guess what, one day after I get here to look at letters and papers of Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace.

He would, he said, by any means he might, acquire this relict of my father, which by the laws of men and of Heaven belonged to me and to my children, and ask nothing in return, for himself or any other party or cause, no matter how worthy; but he begged me before enlisting his aid in this action to think first of the commotion that would immediately ensue upon any attempt to wrest the manuscript—containing who knew what—from the present possessor. I did indeed bethink myself. What, for instance, would such a manuscript be worth?

Ada would never forget. So Ada grew up and married another lord, William King, Lord Lovelace, and got to be friends with Charles Babbage, see Web site, you lazy podner. ; and she died of cancer at the age of 36. And her mother lived on. And saved every letter she got, and all of Ada’s papers, and half the letters she sent, because she made copies, or demanded them back from people. All those papers are in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, all catalogued. Room 132. People go there and pore over them.

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