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That Awkward Age By Roger McGough

That Awkward Age by Roger McGough

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Summary

A collection that offers a testament to the miraculous in the everyday.

That Awkward Age Summary

That Awkward Age by Roger McGough

Roger McGough's eagerly-awaited new collection is a powerful testament to the miraculous in the everyday. Here he builds us his world: one of chance encounters and embarrassing moments, of big questions and small wonders. 'At that awkward age now between birth and death,' he addresses Alzheimers and wrestles with mortality. He resolves (and fails) to live every day as if it were his last, joins the Foreign Legion, jives in Macca's trousers, shares the pain of Mr Sappho and Lord Godiva and plans a prison break.

With his inimitable warmth, wit and wordplay, Roger McGough affirms his position as the pre-eminent poet of the magic moment - the happy collision of life, language and the imagination.

About Roger McGough

Roger McGough is one of Britain's best-known poetry voices. Following the success of the bestselling Penguin collection The Mersey Sound (with Brian Patten and the late Adrian Henri) he has been captivating children and adults alike with his unique blend of heart and wit for more than four decades. Much travelled and translated he is now an international ambassador for poetry and was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in 2001, and with a CBE in 2005. In 2008 he successfully adapted Moliere's play, Tartuffe, for the Liverpool Everyman Theatre.

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GOR002045029
9780670918225
0670918229
That Awkward Age by Roger McGough
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
2009-06-25
96
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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