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Head of Zeus
A Call
A Call Ford Maddox Ford, edited by Michael Schmidt

First published in 1910, A CALL is British author Ford Madox Ford's study of the devastation that couples can wreak upon one another.

Devastation can strike even in a drawing-room. It can strike the man who means to be a good husband, the lovely woman who intends to be an impeccable wife, and the man who brought them together. A CALL goes right to the heart of Edwardian London, a world of evening gloves, satin opera cloaks and unexpected calls.

Head of Zeus, an Apollo book * Fiction
01 Nov 2016 * 304pp * £10.00 * 9781784082772
'Full of a strange and intense yet oddly meandering tone, full of memory and analysis of key scenes and moments, full of an eloquence brought to a pitch of beauty by misery and pain'
Colm Tóibín

Ford Maddox Ford

Ford Maddox Ford
Ford Madox Ford (1873–1939), born Ford Hermann Hueffer, was an English novelist, poet, critic and editor whose journals, The English Review and The Transatlantic Review, were instrumental in the development of early 20th-century English literature. He is now remembered best for his publications The Good Soldier, the Parade's End tetralogy and The Fifth Queen trilogy.
Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt is the founder of Carcanet Press and the general editor of PN Review. He was until recently Professor of Poetry at the University of Glasgow. He has also been Writer in Residence at St John's College, Cambridge.
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