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Rupert Brooke - The Great Lover


Novelist Jill Dawson leads us on the journey of her re-creation of Rupert Brooke's life. Her novel The Great Lover follows Rupert Brooke from summer love in Cambridge, through romance in Tahiti, to his extinction in the First World War. The poet comes more clearly to life here than in any biography. Recording of event held Wednesday 11th November 2009. To download and save this audio file right-click on the 'download' link and use 'save link as'; we suggest changing the filename to something more meaningful at this stage. Just clicking the link will normally play the audio on your computer but may not offer you the facility to save the file.

Digital Artefact Type Audio
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords Rupert Brooke, Novels, Larkin Centre, Visiting writers


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