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Beneath Troubled Skies


Edited by: Lizzie MacGregor

Price: CAD $22.99

Publisher: BIRLINN LIMITED

Imprint: Polygon

152 Pages

8.5 X 5.4 ins

ISBN:  9781846973321 -- Hardcover

Publication Date: 11/16/2015

This is story of Scotland at war, told in the poetry of the time, in English, Gaelic and Scots, by servicemen, volunteers, and those on the home front. Wellknown soldier poets like E.A. Mackintosh, Domhnall Ruadh ChorĂ¹na and Joseph Lee are joined by others who fought with their pens to chronicle and comment on the war, among them Mary Symon, Neil Munro and Margaret Sackville.

Lizzie MacGregor is the Assistant Librarian of the Scottish Poetry Library, and editor of several popular anthologies co-published by the SPL and Polygon, including Handfast: Scottish poems for weddings and affirmations, Lament: Scottish poems for funerals and consolation; and Luckenbooth, an anthology of Edinburgh poetry.



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