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Arthur Quiller-Couch

1863 - 1944
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was a Cornish writer who published many novels but is most well known for his monumental publication, The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. He was also celebrated for his literary criticism, influencing many writers around the world.
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It was not so much a day as a burning, fiery furnace. The roar of London's traffic reverberated under a sky of coppery blue; the pavements threw out waves of heat, thickened with the reek of ... [+]