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Published: 11 November 2010

400 Pages | 8pp black and white plates


ISBN: 9780199589333

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Maurice Bowra

A Life

Leslie Mitchell

  • The first ever biography of Maurice Bowra, classicist, wit, poet, fabled raconteur, and the most famous don of his generation
  • Covers every aspect of Bowra's life, from soldier on the Western Front to Oxford classicist, from celebrated wit to frustrated poet
  • Based on a wide range of interviews and manuscript materials, much of which is published here for the first time