Faber Members get 10% off their first order

The Hawk in the Rain

Ted Hughes

Out of stock

Buy from
Format
Ebook
ISBN
9780571258871
Date Published
10.12.2009
Delivery
All orders are sent via Royal Mail and are tracked: choose from standard or premium delivery.
Summary

Published in 1957, Hawk in the Rain was Ted Hughes’s first collection of poems. It won the New York Poetry Centre First Publication Award, for which the judges were W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender and Marianne Moore, and the Somerset Maugham Award, and it was acclaimed by every reviewer from A. Alvarez to Edwin Muir. When Robin Skelton wrote, ‘All looking for the emergence of a major poet must buy it’, he was right to see in it the promise of what many now regard as the most important body of work by any poet of the twentieth century.

TedHughes

Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and…

Read More
TedHughes
Ted-Hughes-1.jpg
More books by Ted Hughes

Tales from Ovid
Ted Hughes
£10.99
Phedre.jpg

Phedre
Ted Hughes
£9.99

Winter Pollen
Ted Hughes
£20.00
Wolfwatching.jpg

Wolfwatching
Ted Hughes
£7.99
Season-Songs-2.jpg

Season Songs
Ted Hughes
£6.99
Senecas-Oedipus.jpg

Seneca’s Oedipus
Ted Hughes
£10.00

The Coming of the Kings
Ted Hughes
£4.99