Herbert Lomas





Herbert Lomas


Born
in Todmorden, The United Kingdom
February 07, 1924

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Herbert Lomas was born in Todmorden in the Pennines.

He served with the infantry 1943-46, including two years with the Royal Garhwal Rifles on the North West Frontier of India, and his 'Called to the Colours' in A Useless Passion is a record of that.

He graduated with first-class honours and an MA from Liverpool University and is a former Senior Lecturer at the University of Helsinki and Principal Lecturer at the University of London. He was a regular critic for Alan Ross's The London Magazine and Ambit for thirty years, has contributed to The Hudson Review, The Spectator and other journals and is a regular translator for the quarterly Books from Finland.

His Letters in the Dark was an Observer book of the year, and he has received Guinness, A
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Letters in the Dark

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Contemporary Finnish Poetry

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A Casual Knack of Living: C...

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A Casual Knack of Living: C...

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Trouble

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A Useless Passion

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Selected Poems

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Wings of Hope & Daring: Sel...

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Vale of Todmorden

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Public Footpath

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