The Little Chinese Maiden BBC Radio 4 - TX 11 Nov 2017

The poet William Wordsworth’s daughter Catherine was born in 1808 and died three years and nine months later. She lived her short life at Grasmere in an extended family which included the aspiring author Thomas De Quincey. On re-reading the Wordsworth letters, the biographer and poet Grevel Lindop realised there might be a lot more to this infant.

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