Synopses & Reviews
Poetry by definition, achieves its effects by rhythm, sound patterns and imagery. One of the most popular areas of audiobooks -- spoken poetic form -- evokes emotions and sensations by bringing the voice of the poet to life in an appropriately intimate way, directly to the ear and mind of the listener.
This extraordinary collection from a generation who fought through a war of unprecedented destructive power, includes 62 poems by 29 great poets of the period.
A collection of poetry by the generation who fought through the Great War. The great poets include Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke. Lesser-known poets include Isaac Rosenberg and Edith Nesbit. Britten's "War Requiem", and music by Elgar and Parry is featured.