Patrick Wright: Hamish Henderson, 3 November 2011
Show More Hamish Henderson: A Biography. Vol. I: The Making of the Poet (1919-53) by Timothy Neat.
Polygon, 416 pp., £14.99, May 2009, 978 1 84697 132 7Show More
Hamish Henderson: A Biography. Vol. II: Poetry Becomes People (1954-2002) by Timothy Neat.
Polygon, 395 pp., £25, November 2009, 978 1 84697 063 4Show More
“... home of sorts in Dry Drayton, a fenland village north-west of Cambridge. His host was Canon Allan Armstrong, a Church of Ireland priest and a socialist who had been driven overseas by the IRA and kept an open house in the rambling Georgian rectory – ‘shabby, genteel and sublime’, as Neat describes it. Henderson was among those who moved into its thirty ...”