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Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis

Wendy Cope

Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis by Wendy Cope is one of six wonderful collections published in celebration of Faber’s rich poetry heritage.

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ISBN
9780571259410
Date Published
15.07.2010
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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 poets.

There are so many kinds of awful men –
One can’t avoid them all. She often said
She’d never make the same mistake again:
She always made a new mistake instead.
(from ‘Rondeau Redoublé’)

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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…

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