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Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis

Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis

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ISBN
9780571137473
Published
09/04/2001
9780571137473
Format
Paperback
Price
£10.99
Paperback
80

About the Book

When Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis was first published, it catapulted its author into the bestseller lists and established her as one of our funniest and most eloquent of poets.

‘Cope has an extraordinary canny sense – quite rare among poets – of what will engage a reader’s attention.’ Poetry Review

‘A jet-age Tennyson.’ London Review of Books

‘Like Larkin and Harrison, Cope has proven that a popular poetry is possible without compromising quality.’ Acumen Series

When Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis was first published, it catapulted its author into the bestseller lists and established her as one of our funniest and most eloquent of poets.‘Cope has an extraordinary canny sense – quite rare among poets – of what will engage a reader’s attention.’ Poetry Review‘A jet-age Tennyson.’ London Review of Books‘Like Larkin and Harrison, Cope has proven that a popular poetry is possible without compromising quality.’ Acumen Series
  • Wendy Cope

    Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent. After university she worked for fifteen years as a primary-school teacher in London. Her first collection of poems, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse. Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems 1979-2006 was published in 2008.

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