'... the first volume of what promises to be the definitive biography of an important and neglected poet.' -- Robert Nye, The Scotsman
'A compelling tale' -- Ian Hamilton, Sunday Telegraph
'A story in which the roots are as interesting as the core ... invaluable to historians of the period.' -- Andrew Motion, The Times
'Thorough and perceptive' -- Jeremy Lewis, Observer
About the Author
Jean Moorcroft Wilson lectures in English Literature at Birkbeck College, London University. She is married to Virginia Woolf's nephew, with whom she runs a publishing house. Her previous books include two other biographies of First World War poets; Charles Hamilton Sorley and Isaac Rosenberg: Poet and Painter, She is considered the foremost expert on Siegfried Sassoon.
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