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Peter Parker

Peter Parker
Lucinda Douglas-Menzies

Peter Parker was born in Herefordshire and educated in the Malverns, Dorset and London. He is the author of The Old Lie: The Great War and Public-School Ethos and biographies of J.R. Ackerley and Christopher Isherwood. He edited the Reader’s Companion to the Twentieth-Century Novel and The Reader’s Companion to Twentieth Century Writers, and was an associate editor of The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. He writes about books and gardening for a wide variety of newspapers and magazines and lives in London’s East End.

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Housman Country
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Housman Country

Peter Parker
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A captivating exploration of A. E. Housman and the influence of his particular brand of Englishness

A. E. Housman’s A Shropshire Lad made little impression when it was first...

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