The world’s wife


A unique collection of feminist poems from the former Poet Laureate, filled with her characteristic wit, is a feminist classic and a modern take on age-old mythology, reissued as part of the Picador Collection.

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Who? Him. The Husband. Hero. Hunk.
The Boy Next Door. The Paramour. The Je t’adore.

Behind every famous man is a great woman – and from the quick-tongued Mrs Darwin to the lascivious Frau Freud, from the adoring Queen Kong to the long-suffering wife of the Devil himself, each one steps from her counterpart’s shadow to tell her side of the story in this irresistible collection of feminist poems.

Original, subversive, full of imagination and quicksilver wit, The World’s Wife is Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy at her beguiling best, reissued as part of the Picador Collection.

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Weight96 g
Dimensions1981308 mm