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The Song of Lunch

Christopher Reid

Published to tie-in with a major BBC 2 dramatization for National Poetry Day, starring Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson.

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ISBN
9780571274468
Date Published
23.09.2010
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Summary

Lunch in Soho with a former lover – but Zanzotti’s is under new management, and as the wine takes effect fond memories give way to something closer to the bone. A mock-elegy for the heady joys of old-time Soho, The Song of Lunch displays the full range of Christopher Reid’s wit, craft and human sympathy.

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Christopher Reid is the author of many books of poems, including A Scattering (winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award 2009), The Song of Lunch, Nonsense and The Curiosities. For his first collection of poems for children, All Sorts, he received the Signal Award 2000. From 1991 to 1999 he was Poetry Editor at Faber & Faber, where…

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