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A Girl in Winter

Philip Larkin

A Girl in Winter by Philip Larkin is the poet’s second novel, memorable for its compassionate precision and for the unmistakable distinction of its writing.

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£9.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571225811
Date Published
03.03.2005
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Summary

Philip Larkin’s second novel was first published in 1947. This story of Katherine Lind and Robin Fennel, of winter and summer, of war and peace, of exile and holidays, is memorable for its compassionate precision and for the uncommon and unmistakable distinction of its writing.

A Girl in Winter is a beautifully constructed, funny and profoundly sad book.’ Andrew Motion

‘One of the finest and most sustained prose poems in the language.’ John Bayley

PhilipLarkin

Philip Larkin was an English novelist, librarian and celebrated poet, who has been awarded numerous honours including the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. Born in Coventry in 1922, he was educated at King Henry VIII School and Oxford University. His first book of poetry, The North Ship, was published in 1945, followed by The Less Deceived (1955), The Whitsun Weddings…

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