by Martha Ackmann
Reviewed by Cyndi:Even if you’re not a fan of Emily Dickinson, Martha Ackmann’s beautiful prose and vivid descriptions are certain to delight you. For Dickinson fans, These Fevered Days provides new insights into the life of this famous poet. The book focuses on ten pivotal days in Dickinson’s life, while also offering a glimpse into Amherst life during the 19th century. By focusing in on specific life events, Ackmann is able to provide a level of detail that makes one feel as if they are one of Dickinson’s few confidants.