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The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

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Uploaded on Feb 27, 2009

The Hollow Men was written in 1925

Eliot said the name was a mixture of "The Broken Men" of Rudyard Kipling with "The Hollow Land" of William Morris.

There are strong references to Guy Fawkes, particularly the ending.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Holl...

The portrait of T.S. Eliot was by Wyndham Lewis in 1938

The picture is of a Japanese scarecrow, reworked in Paint Shop Pro. Here's the original picture:
http://tinyurl.com/y9hwp2h

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