This book is a poignant and inspiring story about the great poet
Francis Thompson. Addicted to opium as a young man and reduced to
homelessness on the streets of London, the poet, in a last effort
to regenerate himself, sends to the editor of a Catholic monthly
samples of his writing. Months pass before the editor reads the
soiled manuscript; he immediately perceives its genius and sets out
to find the young poet but to no avail. He publishes the poetry in
the hopes that Thompson will contact him.
The Hound of Heaven at My Heels is a fictional reconstruction of
the poet's lost diary; it is a heart-breaking and soul-lifting
account of his spiritual, psychological, and physical regeneration.
It is the story of a young man who finally finds his soul and his
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