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The North Ship

Philip Larkin

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

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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.

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Philip Larkin was born in Coventry in 1922 and educated at King Henry VIII School, Coventry, and St John’s College, Oxford. As well as his volumes of poems, which include The Less Deceived, The Whitsun Weddings and High Windows, he wrote two novels, Jill and A Girl in Winter, and two books of collected journalism: All What Jazz: A Record…

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