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Wilfred Owen left home in Shrewsbury in 1911, at the age of eighteen, to become lay assistant to the vicar of a country parish; seven years later, having won an MC for gallantry, he was killed in action. This selection from the full 1967 edition of his letters includes some early examples, but concentrates on the last seven years of his short life. His letters - almost all...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published August 17th 1995 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (first published 1995)
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Wilfred Edward Salter Owen MC was an English poet and soldier, one of the leading poets of the First World War. His shocking, realistic war poetry on the horrors of trenches and gas warfare was heavily influenced by his friend Siegfried Sassoon and stood in stark contrast to both the public perception of war at t...more
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