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The Thought Fox

Ted Hughes

In celebration of our 90th birthday, five beautiful hardback editions of some of Ted Hughes’s most popular nature poems – to collect, savour and look at the world anew!

4 in stock

£10.00
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571350278
Date Published
03.01.2019
Delivery
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Summary

Cold, delicately as the dark snow
A fox’s nose touches twig, leaf;
Two eyes serve a movement, that now
And again now, and now, and now

Sets neat prints into the snow
Between trees, and warily a lame
Shadow lags by stump and in hollow
Of a body that is bold to come

All the richness of the wild is seen through the poet’s eye, highlighting the variety of the natural world and of Hughes’s poetry about it. Poetry for young adult readers.

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Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and…

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