Places in the Mind: The Life and Work of James Thomson ('B.V.') : The Scottish poet James Thomson (1834-82) was the author of the pessimistic masterpiece 'The City of Dreadful Night', which Herman Melville described as 'a modern book of Job'. Tom Leonard describes this remarkable book - the fruit of sixteen years' research - as 'a shape, containing a biography, made slowly in response to the shape of the art of another'. It is a guide to the work of a strange, sad and brilliant life, and the unique movements of thought that impinged on both.
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