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Lord Byron’s Darkest Summer

11 mins | May 28, 2017

It was 1816 and Lord Byron and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley were writing in the dark about the dark. Byron wrote jealously of those who lived in the light of volcanoes, unaware of the disaster that had triggered the unusual climate. Writing in Lapham’s Quarterly, Nina Martyris, tells of the Year Without a Summer. ​

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From Lapham's Quarterly