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The Less Deceived

Philip Larkin

The Less Deceived is a much admired collection of Philip Larkin, published for the first time by Faber and Faber.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571260126
Date Published
17.03.2011
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Summary

Philip Larkin’s second collection, The Less Deceived was published by The Marvell Press in 1955, and now appears for the first time in Faber covers.

The eye can hardly pick them out
From the cold shade they shelter in,

Till wind distresses tail and mane;

Then one crops grass, and moves about

– The other seeming to look on –

And stands anonymous again.

from ‘At Grass’

PhilipLarkin

Philip Larkin, poet, novelist and librarian, was born in Coventry in 1922. He published four volumes of poetry – The North Ship (1945), The Less Deceived (1955), The Whitsun Weddings (1964) and High Windows (1974) – for which he received innumerable honours including the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry and the WH Smith Award. He also wrote two novels, Jill (1946) and A Girl in Winter (1947), and his journalism is collected in two volumes, All…

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