Philip Larkin Poems by Philip LarkinPhilip Larkin Poems by Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin Poems

byPhilip Larkin

Paperback | June 25, 2013

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For the first time, Faber publish a selection from the poetry of Philip Larkin. Drawing on Larkin's four collections and on his uncollected poems. Chosen by Martin Amis.

'Many poets make us smile; how many poets make us laugh - or, in that curious phrase, "laugh out loud" (as if there's another way of doing it)? Who else uses an essentially conversational idiom to achieve such a variety of emotional effects? Who else takes us, and takes us so often, from sunlit levity to mellifluous gloom?... Larkin, often, is more than memorable: he is instantly unforgettable.' - Martin Amis

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 Rec...
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Title:Philip Larkin PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 25, 2013Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571258115

ISBN - 13:9780571258116

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