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Count of Owen's life from his childhood spent in the back streets of Birkenhead and Shrewsbury to th. Excellent biography Gave a good insight into the poems and into the author but with none of the tedious reams of detail that sometimes goes with such an account I

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Wilfred Owen

This biography marks the th anniversary of the end of World War and Wilfred Owen's death It is an ac. I read this biography several years ago and was profoundly moved and inspired by the growth of such a young man from classically educated school boy finding his o

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E appalling months in the trenches but it is also a poet's enuiry into the workings of a poet's mind. I hate to say this but the earlier part of Wilfred s life is actually kind of dull I don t know if it was Stallworthy s writing or the fact that all he was basica


6 thoughts on “Wilfred Owen

  1. says:

    I read this biography several years ago and was profoundly moved and inspired by the growth of such a young man from classically educated school boy finding his own voice to the raw and brutally honest poet we a

  2. says:

    Excellent biography Gave a good insight into the poems and into the author but with none of the tedious reams of detail that sometimes goes with such an account It was really well written and held my attention throughout I loved the reliance on lengthy uotes from his letters and from his brother's rememberances of him Al

  3. says:

    I hate to say this but the earlier part of Wilfred's life is actually kind of dull I don't know if it was Stallworthy's writing or the fact that all he was basically doing was discovering his poetic identity This is interesting of c

  4. says:

    I have read Owen's poems and been dazzled by them but now I have read about the man himself I feel they shall stroke a deeper blow going forward Stallworthy has managed to create a comprehensive account of who he was and how others saw him and I am so glad I read this book

  5. says:

    A book I hold as the standard for well written biography Wilfred Owen was fortunate to have had Jon Stallworthy as a narrator of his life and work Thinking on the epilogue always gives me chills

  6. says:

    A beautiful tender biography yet each page took me to dark water