Sylvia Plath fans call for a fitting memorial to the poet
Bid to end long-standing friction over the unassuming resting place in the Yorkshire village of Heptonstall of Ted Hughes's tragic partner
A small stone in a cemetery in the Yorkshire village of Heptonstall marks the unassuming grave of Sylvia Plath, the American poet and novelist whose fame has grown each year since her suicide in 1963. And growing every year, too, are the numbers of foreign visitors who make a pilgrimage to the grave.
Sunday, 5 September, 2010
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