About this book
Paperback edition of Hollis's biography of poet Edward Thomas, which charts his final 5 years during WWI. Explores his friendship with Robert Frost, and his fatal decision to fight in the war. This book has been shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award, and selected as a Book of the Week on Radio 4. 'It is important and it is wonderful.' Carol Ann Duffy
Edward Thomas was perhaps the most beguiling and influential of First World War poets. This title gives an account of his final five years, centred on his extraordinary friendship with Robert Frost and Thomas' fatal decision to fight in the war. It culminates in Thomas' tragic death on Easter Monday 1917.
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