Penguin's Poems for Life
By (author) Laura Barber
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Penguin's Poems for Life by Laura Barber
Book DescriptionTaking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the "seven ages" of a human life, this new anthology brings together the best-loved poems in English to inspire, comfort and delight readers for a lifetime. Beginning with babies, the book is divided into sections on childhood, growing up, making a living and making love, family life, getting older, and approaching death, ending with poems of mourning and commemoration. Ranging from Chaucer to Carol Ann Duffy, via Shakespeare, Keats, and Lemn Sissay, this book offers something for each of those moments in life - whether falling in love, finding your first grey hair or saying your final goodbyes - when only a poem will do.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140424706
(199mm x 134mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Laura Barber
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Offers an anthology of wedding poems, filled with surprising, curious, unorthodox and charming poems about love and the public commitment to love.
Penguin's Poems for Love, Paperback (September 2010)
An anthology of poems that takes you on a journey from the 'suddenly' of love at first sight to the 'truly, madly, deeply' of infatuation and on to the 'eternally' of love that lasts beyond the end of life, along the way taking in flirtation, passion, fury, betrayal and broken hearts.
Penguin's Poems by Heart, Paperback (May 2009)
An anthology of some of the best English poems.
Penguin's Poems for Life, Hardback (November 2007)» View all books by Laura Barber
A compilation of poems on childhood, growing up, making a living and making love, family life, getting older, and approaching death, and of mourning and commemoration.
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Author Biography - Laura Barber
Laura Barber is former editorial director for Penguin Classics and now publishes contemporary literature. She lives in London. Laura Barber is former editorial director for Penguin Classics and now publishes contemporary literature. She lives in London.
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