Bevis Hillier records the complex and eccentric life of the twentieth century's most popular poet.
John Betjeman was without question the most popular poet of the twentieth century and his poems have been bought and read by millions. He opened eyes to what before him had seemed ordinary but is now unforgettable.
This rich biography of Betjeman's life is full of entertaining anecdotes, yet uncovers too the insecurities underlying his wistful humour. Bevis Hillier has created a delightful book, which will constantly surprise its reader.
- Publication Date:
- 11 / 12 / 2003
- 127 x 196mm