THESE letters are released to coincide with the John Maybury film The Edge Of Love, based on the tumultuous love life of the celebrated poet.
Also included are a foreword from the director and interviews with the cast, including Sienna Miller and Matthew Rhys.
The letters provide a fascinating insight into the writer's development over the years. The earthy and sensual often contrast revealingly with the cajoling and tactical. Present throughout, however, is that amazing ability to give words a life of their own; they jump off the page!