Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 9780571288151
No of pages: 176

The Funny Side

Wendy Cope


In The Funny Side Wendy Cope, herself one of the funniest poets now writing in English, has collected 101 of the poems that have most amused her.

Acknowledged classics of the genre are to be found alongside newer pieces, and the collection as a whole illustrates the great range to be found under the heading of 'humorous poetry'.


Categorised as: Poetry
Sub-categories: Poetry Anthologies
Genres & Themes: Humour

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