A Choice of Evils

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American films were seen on television, American slang heard in the streets. She likes to explore themes, which led her to write a sequence on the famine, Tenant, published by Salmon Press, and a sequence inspired by astrology, Twelve Beds for the Dreamer, published by Arlen House. Opened in 1881, this grand historic hotel combines contemporary style and amenities with traditional comfort. The Virago Book of Women’s War Poetry and Verse (London: Virago, 1997), 22. [6] Robert Graves, ‘The Poets of World War II’ (1942) in The Common Asphodel: Collected Essays on Poetry (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1949), 307. [7] Edmund Blunden, ‘Introduction’ to Frederick Brereton ed.

Pages: 461

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd (October 1996)

ISBN: 0297817434

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