Stock Image

Collected poems

Hugo Williams

21 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 0571212336 / ISBN 13: 9780571212330
Published by Faber and Faber
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 09 October 2009

Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Available from more sellers

View all  copies of this book
Buy Used
Price: 37.48 Convert Currency
Shipping: 0 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

About this Item

2002. Hardcover. Keywords: "Poetry, Drama & Criticism - English poets - Williams, Hugo" Gathering four decades of work, this title includes Hugo Williams' poems ranging from 1965 debut "Symptoms of Loss" to "Self-Portrait With a Slide" (1990). It also includes: "Dock Leaves", a PBS Choice of 1994, and "Billy's Rain", winner of the 1999 T S Eliot Award. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: DC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 223 x 28. Weight in Grams: 504. Not a first edition copy. . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KHS0038932

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Collected poems

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

About this title

Synopsis:

In gathering four decades of work, Hugo Williams' "Collected Poems" brings back into print a vast body of material long since unavailable - from his 1965 debut "Symptoms of Loss" to "Self-Portrait With a Slide" (1990) - including "Writing Home" (1985), described by Mick Imlah in the "Independent on Sunday" as 'a classic of creative autobiography'. The edition is brought right up to date with his most recent work: "Dock Leaves", a PBS Choice of 1994, and "Billy's Rain", winner of the 1999 T. S. Eliot Award. ""Collected Poems" brings together work from eight books that testify to Hugo Williams' reputation as a master of irony and autobiography; a writer subtly able to 'slip back to the past as effortlessly as a dreamer". ("The Times").

About the Author:

Hugo Williams was born in 1942 and grew up in Sussex. He worked on the London Magazine from 1961 to 1970, since when he has earned his living as a journalist and travel writer. Billy's Rain won the T. S. Eliot Prize in 1999. His Collected Poems was published by Faber in 2002 and his last collection, Dear Room, was published in 2006. He writes a freelance column for the TLS and lives in London.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We carry a comprehensive range of out of print and rare books.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. For any queries please use the contact seller link or send an email to books@kennys.ie,

Conor Kenny

Shipping Terms:

All books securely packaged. Some books ship from Ireland.

List this Seller's Books