book cover of His Arms Are Full of Broken Things

His Arms Are Full of Broken Things

(1997)
A novel by

 
 
An imaginary autobiography of the poet Charlotte Mew, a tiny and impecunious woman who wore cut-down versions of her father's clothes. Thomas Hardy fell in love with her, but their complex relationship was never consummated. She committed suicide in 1928 by drinking Lysol.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"Extraordinary." - Julie Myerson


Used availability for P B Parris's His Arms Are Full of Broken Things

Hardback Editions

February 1997 : USA Hardback
thumb

Title: His Arms are Full of Broken Things
Author(s): P B Parris
ISBN: 0-670-87315-2 / 978-0-670-87315-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

April 1998 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: His Arms Are Full of Broken Things
Author(s): P B Parris
ISBN: 0-14-026271-7 / 978-0-14-026271-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK