The Whitsun Weddings by Philip LarkinThe Whitsun Weddings by Philip Larkin

The Whitsun Weddings

byPhilip Larkin

Paperback | March 22, 2016

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The most cherished of poets, Philip Larkin is a writer with an unrivalled ability to touch readers with his evocations of English life. The Whitsun Weddings, his first volume with Faber and Faber, was published in 1964. This Faber Modern Classics edition includes a foreword by Alan Johnson MP.

'Larkin, with his (in the best sense) provincial eye, and his unparalleled ear, is the supreme writer of post-war England.' Telegraph
'Larkin's originality is palpable . . . 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? And let it be emphasised that Larkin is never 'depressing'.' Martin Amis

Philip Larkin was born in Coventry in 1922 and was educated at King Henry VIII School, Coventry, and St John's College, Oxford. As well as his volumes of poems, which include 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 Diary, and ...
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Title:The Whitsun WeddingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.79 × 5.07 × 0.21 inPublished:March 22, 2016Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571326293

ISBN - 13:9780571326297

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