Essential Poems for the Way We Live Now

ISBN 13: 9780007160280

Essential Poems for the Way We Live Now

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9780007160280: Essential Poems for the Way We Live Now

Beautifully repackaged volume of Daisy Goodwin’s best-selling poetry anthologies which celebrates all things British.

Daisy Goodwin's anthology of poetry is a witty reflection of what it means to be British today – from bad public transport, teeth and weather to our glorious countryside, sense of humour and stiff upper lip. Introduced in her inimitable tongue-in-cheek style, each section ('Leaves on the Line', 'The Queue') brings together a surprising selection of old and new poems, including the top three entries shortlisted for the BBC's Poem for Britain competition. These essential poems, featuring work from Blake to Betjeman and Kipling to Jackie Kay, are for the way we live now.

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‘Packed with verse both witty and apposite, musing on everything from our weather to our countryside.’ Daily Mail

‘Goodwin is as influential in selecting literary goodies as Delia converting the nation to cranberries.’ Sunday Times

About the Author:

Daisy Goodwin is a television producer and writer. She edited the bestselling books The Nation's Favourite Poems, The Nation's Favourite Love Poems, 101 Poems That Could Save Your Life, 101 Poems To Get You Through The Day (and Night ), 101 Poems To Keep You Sane, 101 Poems to Help You Understand Men (and Women) and Essential Poems (to Fall in Love With). She lives with her family in London.

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (2003)
ISBN 10: 0007160283 ISBN 13: 9780007160280
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