Faber Members get 10% off their first order

Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis

Wendy Cope

Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis is Wendy Cope’s now classic debut collection of warm, wry, and often hilarious, verse.

4 in stock

£10.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571137473
Date Published
09.04.2001
Delivery
All orders are sent via Royal Mail and are tracked: choose from standard or premium delivery.
Summary

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

WendyCope

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 and her most recent, Anecdotal Evidence, in 2018. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and…

Read More
WendyCope
Wendy-Cope-1.jpg
More books by Wendy Cope
Twiddling-Your-Thumbs.jpg

Twiddling Your Thumbs
Wendy Cope
£4.99