Notes on this edition: Lifelines: An Anthology of Poems Chosen by Famous People. Edited by Niall MacMonagle. London: Penguin Books, 1993. Pp. 222. 19.6 x 12.8 cm. With a foreword by Seamus Heaney.
Julian Barnes selects and discusses A. E. Housman’s “Last Poems, XII” (pp. 150-51).