A soldier poet. Two beloved women. An ugly battlefield.

Alun Lewis was clever, passionate and charismatic. He was a successful poet and a good soldier. Born in South Wales, he died suddenly while serving with the British army on the Arakan front in 1944. Why he died has always been a mystery. ‘The Lost Bones’ imagines Alun’s last hours in the Burma jungle, and tells the powerful story behind the death of this fine war poet.