Text contains 56 letters from a teenage, James K Baxter to his slightly older friend Noel Ginn, then imprisoned as a conscientious objector. Also included are the complete texts of 255 poems written at the time and discussed in the letters, many of them published for the first time, provide an insight into the formative years of this significant poet.. Several black and white photographs of the poet's earlier life supplement text.... time had marched by while he had been standing still in detention and he found the changes quite disorienting: When I came back I was absolutely amazed at the change in my friend Patricia. Her aunt ran the boarding house out at Brighton.
|Title||:||Spark to a Waiting Fuse|
|Author||:||James K. Baxter, Noel Ginn, Paul Millar|
|Publisher||:||Victoria University Press - 2001|