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Dorothy Dunnett died in November 2001. She left at the back of this anthology, selected via her from the masses of poems which she utilized in her world-famous sequence of novels referred to as THE LYMOND CHRONICLES.
It is an interesting set of selections, that includes Thomas Wyatt, King James I, extracts from the Psalms, or even an nameless poem referred to as 'Monologue of a Drunkard' - as Dorothy herself writes, right here in a single quantity is 'the poetry of affection, of folk-humour and ballad, the songs of Persian poets and of the troubadours, translated the place want be into English.'
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