Heart of the Hills
By Albert Durrani Watson First published in 1917
ISBN: 978-1-77081-207-9 pages: 98 size: 6.5 by 9 inches paper
Albert Durrant Watson. Charming love lyrics and interesting war verse, with several lengthier poems of unusual merit. The greatest of these are “In the Heart of the Hills,” the finest description of tobogganing that has appeared in Canadian literature; ‘’The Aureole” written in excellent vers libre, and glorifying an ideal friendship embracing all human relationships; and “To Worlds More Wide,” a powerful and thrilling transcendental and reflective poem, interpreting life and even world-tragedies in the light of Infinite Love and manifestation. All lovers of verse will welcome Heart of the Hills as representation of the best in Canadian Literature.