Philip Larkin Poems

Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin Poems is the selected poems from one of the nation’s best-loved poets, edited by Martin Amis.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571258116
Date Published
03.01.2013
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Summary

For the first time, Faber publish a selection from the poetry of Philip Larkin. Drawing on Larkin’s four collections and on his uncollected poems. Chosen by Martin Amis.

‘Many poets make us smile; how many poets make us laugh – or, in that curious phrase, “laugh out loud” (as if there’s another way of doing it)? Who else uses an essentially conversational idiom to achieve such a variety of emotional effects? Who else takes us, and takes us so often, from sunlit levity to mellifluous gloom?… Larkin, often, is more than memorable: he is instantly unforgettable.’ – Martin Amis

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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