Desert Poets

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19981004

Six of the greatest Scottish poets of this century all served in the North African campaign of the Second World War.

This is the strange and haunting tale of the effects of that desert conflict on Sorley MacLean, Hamish Henderson, George Campbell Hay, Robert Garioch, G S Fraser and Edwin Morgan.

19981004

Six of the greatest Scottish poets of this century all served in the North African campaign of the Second World War.

This is the strange and haunting tale of the effects of that desert conflict on Sorley MacLean, Hamish Henderson, George Campbell Hay, Robert Garioch, G S Fraser and Edwin Morgan.