|aNow all roads lead to France :|ba life of Edward Thomas /|cMatthew Hollis.
|aA life of Edward Thomas
|a1st American ed.
|aNew York :|bW. W. Norton & Company,|c2012.
|a388 p.,  p. of plates :|bill., maps, ports. ;|c25 cm.
|a"First published in 2011 by Faber and Faber Ltd under the title "Now all roads lead to France: teh last years of Edward Thomas"--T.p. verso.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 343-376) and index.
|aFrost returned to the safety of New England while Thomas stayed to fight for the Old. It is these roads taken - and those not taken - that are at the heart of this remarkable book, which culminates in Thomas's tragic death on Easter Monday 1917.
Describes the last five years of the First World War poet's life, discussing his close friendship with Robert Frost, his work and his marriage and his decision to fight in the war which ultimately took his life in France 1917.