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The North Ship

Philip Larkin

Re-packaged in the much-loved Faber typographic look.

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£10.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571260133
Date Published
02.04.2015
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Summary

The North Ship, Philip Larkin’s earliest volume of verse, was first published in August 1945 and reissued in 1966 by Faber. The introduction, by Larkin himself, explains the circumstances of its publication and the influences which shaped its content.

This is the first thing
I have understood:

Time is the echo of an axe

Within a wood.

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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