This collection of fifty-three poems was written by Robert Graves between 1920 and 1923. Many of the pieces display a pastoral character and were composed in an effort by the poet to distance himself from the trauma of the First World War. The title, which is that of the first poem in the collection, refers to an obsolete card card game.
Audio edited by Denis Daly
This recording may be freely downloaded and distributed, as long as Voices of Today is credited as the author. It may not be used for commercial purposes or distributed in an edited or remixed form.
For information about other titles in the Voices of Today catalogue please visit