A Double Sorrow

Lavinia Greenlaw

When Chaucer composed Troilus and Criseyde he gave us some say his finest poem, and with it, one of the most captivating love stories ever written. A Double Sorrow, Lavinia ...

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Pink Mist is a verse-drama about three young soldiers from Bristol who are deployed to Afghanistan. School friends still in their teens, Arthur, Hads and Taff each have their own ...

Simon Armitage is rightly celebrated as one of the country's most original and engaging poets; but he is also an adaptor and translator of some of our most important ...

Simon Armitage is rightly celebrated as one of the country's most original and engaging poets; but he is also an adaptor and translator of some of our most important ...

Since his precise, potent and subtle portraits of Northern Irish life first came to public attention in the 1970s, Tom Paulin has been an unmissable writer on the contemporary poetry ...

Larkin's final collection of poems shows, as does all his best work, his ability to adapt contemporary speech rhythms and everyday vocabulary to subtle metrical patterns and poetic forms ...

Hugo Williams is rightly cherished for his inimitable fusion of autobiography and irony, and a technical glide that allows his writing to 'slip back to the past as effortlessly as ...

When Chaucer composed Troilus and Criseyde he gave us some say his finest poem, and with it, one of the most captivating love stories ever written. A Double Sorrow, Lavinia ...

Hugo Williams is rightly cherished for his inimitable fusion of autobiography and irony, and a technical glide that allows his writing to 'slip back to the past as effortlessly as ...

'He gives us more than himself or 'a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language.' Alongside Joseph Brodsky's words of praise one might mention ...

The first poem in Gottfried Benn's first book, Morgue (1912) - written in an hour, published in a week, and notorious ever after, or so the poet claimed - with its ...

August Kleinzahler's poetry is, as ever, concerned with permeability: voices, places, the real and the dreamed, the present and the past, colliding and intersecting and spilling over into each ...

When The Orators was originally published in 1932 it was described by Poetry Review as 'something as important as the appearance of Mr Eliot's poems fifteen years ago'. Auden ...

Daljit Nagra

Daljit Nagra's first collection Look We Have Coming to Dover! won the 2007 Forward Prize for Best First Collection and was shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award, whilst his ...

Jo Shapcott

Jo Shapcott has published seven collections with Faber, including her most recent collection Of Mutability (2010), which won the Costa Book Award. In 2011 she was awarded the Queen's ...

Alice Oswald

Alice Oswald's second collection, Dart, won the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2002. Woods etc. was a Poetry Book Society Choice and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for ...

Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage is the author of ten collections of poetry including Selected Poems (2011) and Seeing Stars (2010). He is the author of two novels, a bestselling memoir, and Walking ...

Thirteen of Seamus Heaney's much-loved collections, all in Faber's iconic typographical poetry series look.

Includes the collections:

Death of a Naturalist
Door into the Dark
Wintering Out
North ...

When Seamus Heaney prepared Opened Ground it came as close to being a 'Collected Poems' as the author cared to make it. This edition draws from four decades of Seamus ...

The First World War holds a unique place in the nation's history; the poetry it produced, a unique place in the nation's hearts. To mark the centenary of ...

Christopher Reid's new collection is a quartet of works for a variety of voices and characters. In 'Professor Winterthorn's Journey', a widowed academic flies across the world to ...

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