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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Edward Thomas
By no means the least talented of those killed in World War I, Edward Thomas has always been the odd man out among "war poets." Perhaps this is because his verse did not for the most part deal with the conflict that ended his life abruptly with a shell blast in April 1917.
Author Andrew Miller on Tuesday won Britain's lucrative Costa Book Award for his historical novel, "Pure," set in Paris in the years leading up to the French Revolution.
To learn even more about this relationship, readers can turn to "Poet to Poet," a well-edited edition of the letters Thomas wrote de la Mare.