War Music is an account of Books 16 to 19 of Homer's Iliad.
In this series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired.
By their selection of verses and by the personal and critical reactions they express, the selectors - in this case, Christopher Logue - offer intriguing insight into their own work.
About the Author
Christopher Logue was born in 1926. He was educated at Prior Park College, Bath, and at Portsmouth Grammar School. He served as a private in the Black Watch and spent sixteen months in an army prison. His publications include several volumes of poetry, a pornographic novel and a memoir, Prince Charming (1999). His on-going versions of the Iliad are widely regarded as the best translations of Homer of our time.
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Series: Poet to Poet: An Essential Choice of Classic Verse S.
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 82
Published: 3rd April 2000
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 10.8 x 0.254
Weight (kg): 0.076
Edition Number: 1