The Lost Leader by Mick Imlah

"The Lost Leader" is a collection of poems that explore various aspects of British history and culture, with a particular focus on Scotland. The author uses a mix of traditional and modern forms to delve into topics such as the Jacobite Rebellion, the life of Alfred Lord Tennyson, and the Scottish national football team. The collection is noted for its wit, humor, and evocative descriptions, offering a unique perspective on the past and present of Britain.

The 10888th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 9

Since this book was first published in 2008, there is a penalty of 54.4%. The age adjusted score is 4.1.

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