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Mexico City Blues

Paperback, 04/07/2019, £8.99

Black Unicorn

Paperback, 04/07/2019, £8.99

Bedouin of the London Evening: Collected Poems

Paperback, 14/06/2016, £12.00
The "disappearance" of the poet Rosemary Tonks in the 1970s was one of the literary world's most tantalising mysteries. All her published poetry is now available here for the first time in over 40 years, along with a selection of her prose. This second edition has an expanded introduction and an additional prose piece.

Robert Browning: The Poems

Paperback, 09/11/2017, £21.99
Using some of Browning's most widely studied poems, this book will develop students' close reading technique and help them to articulate their own responses to poetry.The volume is an ideal introductory guide for A Level and undergraduate English Literature students, or anyone studying Browning's poems for the first time.

Waste Land

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Published in 1922, The Waste Land was the most revolutionary poem of its time, offering a devastating vision of modern civilisation between the two World Wars. This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten titles celebrating Faber's publishing over the decades.

Selected Poems

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
A reissue of the 1935 Selected Poems, which, with an Introduction by T. S. Eliot, brought Moore's work to the attention of a wider public. This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten key titles celebrating Faber's publishing over the decades.

Another Time

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Some of his most famous and often quoted (or misquoted) lines appear in their original form, including the text of two poems in particular - 'Spain 1937' and 'September 1,1939' - that he later altered or repudiated. This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten titles celebrating Faber's publishing over the decades.


Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.99
The poems in Plath's Ariel, including many of her best-known such as Lady Lazarus, Daddy, Edge and Paralytic, were all written between the publication in 1960 of her first book, The Colossus, and her death in 1963.

Hawk in the Rain

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Faber 90th Anniversary edition of Hughes's first and groundbreaking poetry collection.

High Windows

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Larkin's final collection of poems shows, as does all his best work, his ability to adapt contemporary speech rhythms and everyday vocabulary to subtle metrical patterns and poetic forms.

Haw Lantern

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Widely praised on its first publication in 1987, The Haw Lantern ventured into new imaginative territory with poems exploring the theme of loss--including a celebrated sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet's mother--joined by meditations on the conscience of the writer and exercises in an allegorical vein.ical vein.

Serious Concerns

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Cope's first book of poems and parodies, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, went straight into the bestseller lists. Its successor, Serious Concerns has proved even more popular, addressing such topics as "Bloody Men," "Men and Their Boring Arguments," "Two Cures for Love," "Kindness to Animals" and "Tumps" (Typically Useless Male Poets).

Look We Have Coming to Dover!

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Taking in its sights Matthew Arnold's 'land of dreams', the collection explores the idealism and reality of a multicultural Britain with wit, intelligence and no small sense of mischief.

Of Mutability

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £10.00
Jo Shapcott's award-winning first three collections, gathered in Her Book: Poems 1988-1998, revealed her to be a writer of ingenuous, politically acute and provocative poetry, and rightly earned her a reputation as one of the most original and daring voices of her generation.

William Blake: Selected Poems

Paperback, 07/02/2019, £9.99
William Blake's strikingly original poetic world of myth and mysticism continues to fascinate. This selection represents the full range of his accomplishments, from his haunting lyrics to his political works.

Richard Aldington: Novelist, Biographer and Exile 1930-1962

Paperback, 25/07/2019, £27.50
The second volume of the authoritative biography of the war poet and novelist Richard Aldington, exploring his later public and private lives and writings.

Divine Comedy (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition)

01/06/2016, £30.00
A landmark of world literature, The Divine Comedy tells of the poet Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise in search of salvation. Before he is redeemed by his love for the heavenly Beatrice, he learns the meaning of evil, sin, damnation and forgiveness through a series of unforgettable encounters.

Set Me On Fire: A Poem For Every Feeling

Hardback, 03/10/2019, £14.99
"Broad in scope, generous in spirit and wittily accompanied by Risbridger's commentary"Sarah Perry, author of The Essex SerpentSet Me On Fire is an anthology for a new moment in poetry: a collection of fresh, vibrant voices from poets all over the globe, both living and dead.

Rise Like Lions: Poetry for the Many

Paperback, 20/09/2018, £9.99
An anthology of inspiring political poetry compiled by award-winning poet and novelist Ben Okri.

Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £9.99
A selection of Walt Whitman's groundbreaking poetry edited and introduced by Professor Bridget Bennett.

Human Chain

Paperback, 02/06/2011, £10.99
Elicits continuities and solidarities, between husband and wife, child and parent, inside an intently remembered present - the stepping stones of the day, the weight and heft of what is passed from hand to hand, lifted and lowered. This title broaches larger questions of transmission, as lifelines to the inherited past.

Aeneid Book VI

Paperback, 07/03/2019, £10.99
In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld.

Selected Poems

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £9.99
A selection of poetry by one of the great Romantic poets, edited and introduced by Dr Andrew Hodgson.

Bright Star: The Complete Poems and Selected Letters

Paperback, 29/10/2009, £8.99
This collection, which contains all his most memorable works and a selection of his letters, is a feast for the senses, displaying Keats' gift for gorgeous imagery and sensuous language, his passionate devotion to beauty, as well as some of the most moving love poetry ever written.

Complete Poems of John Keats

Paperback, 05/01/1994, £3.99
This collection comprises the works of John Keats, one of the greatest English poets and contemporary of Byron and Shelley. The collection includes "Endymion", "Lamia", "Isabella" and "Hyperion".

Selected Poems

Hardback, 07/04/1994, £10.99
Keats is celebrated as a writer in three forms: lyric verse, narrative verse and letters. All three are represented here in a volume which reprints all the famous odes, a selection os sonnets and other short poems, both versions of HYPERION, extentsive selections from ENDYMION, and the complete ISABELLA, LAMIA and THE EVE OF ST.

100 Poems

Hardback, 28/06/2018, £10.99
Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.


Hardback, 20/10/1994, £10.99
The major male poet of nineteenth-century America (his female counterpart is Emily Dickinson), Whitman is the poet of grand passions great open spaces, lofty mourning and male love. This volume includes a wide selection from every period of Whitman's creative career, including many poems from the celebrated LEAVES OF GRASS.

Opened Ground

Paperback, 07/09/1998, £18.99
This volume is a much-needed new selection of Seamus Heaney's work, taking account of recent volumes and of the author's work as a translator, and offering a more generous choice from previous volumes.


Paperback, 07/11/2019, £8.99


Paperback, 09/01/2020, £9.99
You can sniff the air and touch the trees.' MICHAEL PALIN-----------------------------A lyrical journey through life, love and natureWeaving together personal stories, Threads deals with the meanings of intimacy, vulnerability and our affinities with people and places, both wild and tame.

Woods etc.

Paperback, 01/02/2008, £10.99
Extending the concerns of Dart and written over a period of several years, these poems combine abrupt honesty with an exuberant rhetorical confidence, at times recalling the oral and anonymous tradition with which they share such affinity.

That Reminds Me

Hardback, 14/11/2019, £12.99
This work is heartfelt.' Benjamin Zephaniah 'Honest and beautiful.' Guy Gunaratne, author of IN OUR MAD AND FURIOUS CITY 'When writing is this honest, it soars.


Paperback, 03/10/2019, £16.99
The New York Times bestseller. The final collection of poetry from the world's greatest lyricist Leonard Cohen. 50,000 copies sold in hardback

Soft Sift

Paperback, 08/05/2001, £8.99
A collection of poems that exhibit enormous casual elegance of mind and style, at the same time being friendly, touching and funny.

Six Children

Paperback, 05/05/2011, £9.99
A collection of poems.

Enter, Fleeing

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £10.99
Exhilarating fourth collection of poems from the 'intriguing, funny, prophetic' man of letters Mark Ford.

William and Dorothy Wordsworth: 'All in each other'

Paperback, 26/09/2016, £14.99
William and Dorothy Wordsworth is the first literary biography of the Wordsworths' creative collaboration. Using poems, letters, journals, memoirs, and biographies, it plots the intertwined lives of the Wordsworth siblings and their writing.


Paperback, 04/07/2019, £10.99
POETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATION Fleche (the French word for 'arrow') is an offensive technique commonly used in fencing, a sport of Mary Jean Chan's young adult years, when she competed locally and internationally for her home city, Hong Kong.

Lunch Poems

Paperback, 01/01/2001, £6.99
The famed New York School bard's ruminations and deep ponderings, written during random Manhattan lunch hours.

Shropshire Lad and Other Poems: The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £8.99
'What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those?' In this collection, the author's poems, including "To an Athlete Dying Young", "Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now" and "When I Was One-and-Twenty", conjure up a potent and idyllic rural world imbued with a poignant sense of loss and sadness.

Sleeping Letters

Hardback, 28/11/2019, £12.99
'This is a beautiful book, a remarkable, cadenced recollection of how grief lives in the body. You have to read it' EDMUND DE WAALA unique, intimate and beautiful exploration of grief, loss, healing and faith, that looks back to the childhood moment when Marie-Elsa R.

Vertigo & Ghost

Paperback, 03/01/2019, £10.00

Year of the Monkey

Hardback, 24/09/2019, £12.99

Selected Poems: Blake

Paperback, 22/01/2020, £7.99
This volume includes a comprehensive selection of Blake's poetry, from the early Songs of Innocence and Experience to his later "prophetic works", covering almost four decades of poetical activity and displaying the author's originality and independence of mind at their sparkling best. Contains notes and extra material.


Paperback, 26/03/2020, £5.99
Written as a collection of poetic essays, and detailing such diverse and sprawling topics as love, death, pleasure and prayer, The Prophet was an immediate success on its initial publication in 1923, and has since been translated into more than a hundred languages.

Little History of Poetry

Hardback, 10/03/2020, £14.99
A vital, engaging, and hugely enjoyable guide to poetry, from ancient times to the present, by one of our greatest champions of literature
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