Robert Service — The Preston Born Poet of the Yukon

A Short Biography of the Preston born Balladeer, Poet and Novelist

Robert with Marlene Dietrich during the filming of The Spoiler, 1942. Image: wikipedia

Having written about Jack London recently, and the new film version of his novel, The Call of the Wild, I thought it was time to take another look at Robert Service, the poet, balladeer and novelist who, like London, made a fortune out of the Yukon and Klondike gold rushes by their chosen forms of literature…

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