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  • A cascade of stars - cover

    A Cascade of Stars

    Mira Mehta

    ISBN: 9780856831980 - Paperback

    'I do think you write wonderfully well - You write with a sparse and elegant choice of words, and there is a welcome touch of wit in some of your verse.' Nigel Hawthorne

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  • Edward Thomas: A Mirror of England

    Compiled and introduced by Eliane Wilson - Calligraphy and illustrations by Frederick Marns

    ISBN: 9780856830822 - Hardback

    The poet's search "in hope to find whatever I seek", his physical and spiritual intimacy with Nature and his deep love of England are all expressed in this evocative selection of some eighty of his poems, introduced by a biographical essay.

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  • Voice of Freedom cover image

    John Clare: Voice of Freedom

    R. S. Attack

    Featured in THE PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE, Winter 2010

    ISBN: 9780856832703 - Paperback

    This exploration of John Clare's life highlights the socio-economic and environmental aspects of his observations and includes his reports on an insidious revolution taking place in the English countryside.

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  • Saviour of the Nation - cover

    Saviour of the Nation

    An epic poem of Winston Churchill’s finest hour

    Brian Hodgkinson

    Chosen for Summer 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION

    ISBN: 9780856835063 - Paperback

    Winston Churchill led the British people from the brink of utter disaster to the expectation of victory in the Second World War. This engaging poem depicts him as a hero, in traditional epic poetry style, echoing the works of Homer and Virgil.

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  • Sketches Sartorial, Tonsorial and the Like - cover

    Sketches Sartorial, Tonsorial and the Like

    A Collection of Light Humorous Verse

    St Claire Bullock - Pen and Ink Drawings by Barrington Barber

    ISBN: 9780856832666 - Paperback

    In rhyming couplets these wry and witty poems ponder the foibles and vanities of mortals.

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  • The Songbird - cover image

    The Songbird

    Helen Kinnear Wilson - Illustrations by Dr S.A. Kinnear Wilson

    ISBN: 9780856831904 - Hardback

    As the Cambridge Weekly News said of her first collection: 'The poems are ...alternatively thought-provoking, humorous and tender'.

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  • Sonnets - cover image

    Sonnets

    Kenneth Verity

    ISBN: 9780856832215 - Hardback

    In this selection of over a hundred and fifty sonnets Kenneth Verity shows how successfully this verse form can be used to address the issues of the 21st century.

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  • This Way Once: A Book of Yesterday

    Annetta Victoria Wood - Illustrated by Ann Oxley

    ISBN: 9780856832499 - Hardback

    The culmination of a lifetime's work, this is a collection of poetry, prose and visual art that keeps body, mind and spirit together, a rich summation of ideas, thoughts and philosophy. Their common theme is a respect for life and an affinity with what endures throughout the years, bringing an empathetic solace and strength in time of need.

    £25.00Add to basket
  • Twenty Most Favourite Songs of Burns - cover

    Twenty Most Favourite Songs of Burns

    Scribed in calligraphy and illustrated by Andrew Winton

    ISBN: 9780856831751 - Hardback

    This beautiful book is the result of a long cherished dream, inspired by the poems and songs of Robert Burns. The dedicated research and meticulous craftsmanship shown by Andrew Winton have resulted in a book that no lover of Burns can resist.

    £19.95Add to basket
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