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19 July 2017 | by Joanna Moorhead

From poetry to prayer: can the work of Siegfried Sassoon be understood as a lifelong quest for God Premium

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Siegfried Sassoon remembered

 

“At the end of all wrong roads I came
To the gates of the garden without 
a name.”

Siegfried Sassoon wrote those words in 1929, more than a decade after the end of the war that inspired his best-known poetry, and almost 30 years before his conversion to Catholicism.    





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