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A thoughtful and inspirational book,
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This review is from: What W. H. Auden Can Do for You (Writers on Writers) (Kindle Edition)
Alexander McCall Smith takes a new direction and produces a gem. For readers whose interest in W H Auden's poetry may have been inspired (or renewed) by the many references to his poems in the Isabel Dalhousie series, this book provides a wonderful opportunity to dig deeper into Auden's work and to be inspired by McCall Smith's love for and interpretation of his words:
"Auden lived in a large city........but combated loneliness by creating a community through friendships and intellectual exchange. That is what we, too, must do....."