By: A. E. Housman; Illustrator-Patrick Procktor
The Folio Society: 1986
Seller ID: 72627
Condition: Used - Very Good
2nd Printing (Folio - 1986) in slipcase. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . Evocative of 'the blue remembered hills' of his youth, Alfred Edward Housman's A Shropshire Lad is a collection of sixty-three poems of extraordinary beauty and feeling. Set in a semi-imaginary pastoral Shropshire, Housmanâ€™s verse considers the helplessness of man, the fragility of life and the terrible effects of war, against the background of an achingly beautiful countryside. Inspirational for generations of readers, A Shropshire Lad, with its sweeping... View More...