Cricket writer, author of acclaimed autobiographies, independent publisher, editor of the London Magazine, traveller, sportsman, Alan Ross was foremost a poet of high elegance, whose sixty years of work, from his commission in the Royal Navy in 1941 to his death in 2001, is selected and introduced in these pages by his friend David Hughes. Alan Ross's poems are always news. Indeed, he invented a poetic genre that extended well beyond occasional verse: poetry as a brief, intense form of journalism, easy to read, quick to ...

Poems 2005, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781843432241