Sir John Betjeman (1906-84) was born in Highgate, the son of a manufacturer of Dutch descent.
His poetry enjoyed immense popularity, as did his personality, and his knighthood in 1969 and appointment as Poet Laureate in 1972 were universally welcomed.
Other volumes in this series, include: "Auden", "Eliot", "Plath", "Hughes", and "Yeats".
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 112 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 07/05/2009
- Category: Poetry by individual poets
- ISBN: 9780571247028