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MONSARRAT, Nicholas John Turney (1910-1979). Writer.
Amusing typescript poem signed, 1 page 4to on writing paper at San Lawrenz, Gozo, Malta, dated 11 June 1972. Declining to support the recipient's cause.
The first of three stanzas goes as follows:
'The author of THE CRUEL SEA
Has cruel heart as well:
Your very reasonable plea,
To aid the orphan refugee,
For awkward bastards such as he
Rings no responsive bell....'

[No: 23538]

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