The poetry of birds - Simon Armitage

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Title
The poetry of birds
Author
Simon Armitage
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20110224

A STUNNING COLLECTION OF POEMS CURATED BY THE NEW POET LAUREATE AND THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FOUR FIELDS
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'Some of the most ethereal verse ever written' Sunday Telegraph

'A glorious collection of works old and new' Independent on Sunday

'Truly inexhaustible . . . to be read again and again' Daily Mail

'A rich and sustaining larder, a marvellously realized sourcebook of flights of feathered fancy' Guardian

'A life-affirming celebration of the commonplace yet enduringly mysterious creatures we share this world with and the poetry they have inspired' Daily Telegraph

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Simon Armitage's Selected Poems appeared in 2001, and in 2007 he published a highly praised translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. He has written two volumes of memoir about living in the north for Penguin: All Points North and Gig. He lives in Huddersfield.

Tim Dee is a BBC radio producer based in Bristol. He has written a highly acclaimed
memoir of his birdwatching life, The Running Sky.

Powerful. A rich and sustaining larder, a marvellously realized sourcebook of flights of feathered fancy
Guardian

Some of the most ethereal verse ever written
Sunday Telegraph

A glorious collection of works old and new
Independent on Sunday

Compendious . . . offers many pleasures
Daily Express

The poems gathered here celebrate our tenuous connection to something timeless and sublime. A truly inexhaustible collection . . . to be read again and again
Daily Mail

Had me entranced
Observer

A wonderful, generous anthology. A life-affirming celebration of the commonplace yet enduringly mysterious creatures we share this world with and the poetry they have inspired
Daily Telegraph

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
English poetry.|Birds - Poetry.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
384

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