Poetry

    Second Seedtime

    By Philippe Jaccottet

    Hardback £17.65

    Since his first collection of poetry appeared in 1953, Philippe Jaccottet has sought to express the ineffable that lies at the heart of our material world in his essential, elemental poetry. As one of Switzerland's most prominent and prolific men of letters, Jaccottet has published more than a dozen books...

    Bantam

    By Jackie Kay

    Paperback £8.45

    Bantam, the latest poetry collection from Jackie Kay, the Scottish Makar, is a collection about the fighting spirit, at a time when we need that spirit more than ever.

    Everyone Knows I am a Haunting

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    Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Hardback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    A beautifully illustrated edition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic Romantic poem.

    Bees

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    `Beautiful and moving poetry for the real world' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian `Wonderful . . . a poet alert to every sound and shape of language' Sunday Telegraph The Bees is Carol Ann Duffy's first collection of poems as Poet Laureate. In it she uses her full poetic range: there are...

    Other Country

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    The Other Country was Carol Ann Duffy's third collection, and as with her later books, takes its readers on journeys that seem initially similar - but soon prove anything but. This book leads our imagination to places our minds could not have suspected were there, or would not have dared...

    Mean Time

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    In her prize-winning fourth collection, Carol Ann Duffy dramatizes scenes from childhood, adolescence and adulthood, finding moments of grace or consolation in memory, love and language amid the complexities of life. These are powerful poems of loss, betrayal and desire.

    Doctor Who: Now We Are Six Hundred

    By James Goss

    Hardback £8.45

    RETIRINGOn days I don't want to Doctor muchI worry that I shall lose my touchAll that running down those corridorsThwartings of tyrants and dreadful boresBrave rescues from the Foul Monster's LairAnd firm trouncing all the Demons There.On days like that I don't think at allThat being the Doctor's so bad...

    Widening Income Inequality

    By Frederick Seidel

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    With poems that seem earnest one moment and flippant the next, this book includes poems that deal with high-society cocktail parties to street-level poverty, genocide to Obamacare, New York to Syria.

    Favourite Poems

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    An anthology of classic poems that is perfect for bedside reading, accompanied by charming illustrations by Jane Robbins. From Chaucer to Carroll, Shakespeare to Shelley, enjoy the nation's favourite poets in this gorgeous anthology by the National Trust. From Renaissance writers such as Christopher Marlowe, Romantics like Lord Byron and...

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