Saxon Books

Publishers of books of War Poetry

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Out in the Dark

Poetry of the First World War in Context and with basic notes

Edited by David Roberts

Anthology of First World War poetry. recommended for students and the general reader. 19 poems by Wilfred Owen, 27 by Siegfried Sassoon and over 90 more war poems by 45 significant poets including women writers. Contextual information and basic notes on many poems. Illustrated.

185 pages.

 10-99 (UK)



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War Poetry website




UK number
01273 965 036

from outside the UK
+44 1273 965 036


Remembrance Poems

Remembrance Poems and Readings  -  for Remembrance Events and Reflection on Matters of War and Peace

Selected and introduced by David Roberts
Published by Saxon Books in 2015.
120 pages paperback
11-95 UK

First publication of
Cockerels and Vultures
by Albert-Paul Granier, soldier of the First World War, translated by Ian Higgins.

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Cockerels and Vultures


Falklands War Poetry


Falklands War Poetry book

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War Poetry website


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Cover of Minds at War war poetry anthology

Minds at War

The Poetry and Experience

of the First World War


Edited by David Roberts

Exceptionally comprehensive. At the heart of this volume are the outstanding poems and poets of the First World War, including Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon and Isaac Rosenberg. Here, too are lesser poets of considerable talent, including women poets, plus "lost" verse which once enjoyed extraordinary popularity. With 250 poems by 80 poets, this is the largest volume of First World War Poetry available. - Includes extensive background material including excerpts from letters and biographies, newspaper extracts, pronouncements of politicians and thinkers of the day, and an historical framework into which the poems are set. Illustrated with contemporary photographs and cartoons.  - A valuable source book of poetry of the First World War offering fascinating insight into the war and its poets.

Over 400 pages.


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War Poetry website

The European Union  and You
Understand  the EU,
 its institutions, its failures and its potential

For too long the European Union has been a closed system - operated and understood only by experts. This is a clear exposition for ordinary citizens so that they can understand what is going on and what is going wrong in Europe. - A guide-book to the European Union and a critique. 

Easy to use, readable and thought-provoking invaluable for students and for anyone seeking to get to grips with how the EU works and what might be done about the major issues confronting it.

Goes up to and includes commentary on The Constitution/The Treaty of Lisbon.
Published 2007.

NOTE Events have overtaken some sections of this book. - 2012.


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