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Nicholas Murray talks with George Miller about his book on the British poets of the first world war, and his own career as a poet, including his most recent collection of animal poems.

Deep in the enchanted forest, tucked between Europe and Asia, people have gathered for centuries: Dionysian revelers, Orphic mystics, fire worshippers, Stalinists, anarchists and animalists. Kapka Kassabova is there to witness a Catholic ritual. But the forest’s pagan ways keep intruding: saints blend with sun gods, and historical time gives ways to the romance of eternal return.