'Reflections on the Death of a Field Marshal'






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Published in Contemporary Review, Vol. 218, No. 1265, June 1971, pp 303-313

Editor: Rosalind Wade (wife of Dr William Kean Seymour, who nominated HW for the Royal Society of Literature in 1954. The two men met through the West Country Writers Association.)


Anne Williamson's consideration of this essay, which was published in the June 1971 issue of Contemporary Review, will be published after the Society's Annual General Meeting weekend in October 2018, which will centre around this essay and the writing of it, and the centenary of the ending of the Great War.


The full text of the essay is presented below, so that it may be read before the weekend by those attending.















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