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‘The Adulterous Muse: Maude Gonne, Lucien Millevoye & W.B. Yeats’ by Adrian Frazier (Lilliput, 2016).

Paris, December 1908. WB Yeats had waited a long time for this moment. After years of hurt and rejection, Maud Gonne, the woman of his dreams, his lifelong muse, lay beside him, their physical love consummated at last. She was a 42-year-old, recently divorced, mother of two (with a third child, deceased); a year older, […]
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