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Under Siege: Literary Life in London 1939-45 - Robert Hewison

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1977, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ a little grubby with a couple of small nicks in top edge, no loss. Corners very gently bumped.

Drawing on the rich store of wartime writing and on the memories of survivors, this is a brilliant recreation of Britain's cultural life between 1939 and 1945. In this comprehensive study of the artistic scene of the period, the author describes the difficulties of being a writer under both civilian and military conditions, and presents a vivid picture of the lives and works of writers, poets and painters in Britain during the Second World War.16pp B&W illustrations.

ISBN: 0297773267