Passion in a time of war

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  • Published 20120306
  • ISBN: 9781921922008
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

‘I went off with my hands in my torn coat pockets.
My overcoat too was becoming ideal.
I travelled beneath the sky, Muse! And I was your vassal.
Oh dear me! What marvellous loves I dreamed of!’

– Rimbaud

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