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The Less Deceived

Philip Larkin

A much admired collection of Philip Larkin, published for the first time by Faber and Faber.

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9780571295005
Date Published
05.04.2012
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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’

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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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