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The Poetry of Birds Simon Armitage

The Poetry of Birds By Simon Armitage

The Poetry of Birds by Simon Armitage


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Summary

Birds are the most obvious wild things we have around us. Some of the best known, and most loved, poems in English are bird poems. This title features poems according to ornithological notes and provides fascinating information on the birds.

The Poetry of Birds Summary

The Poetry of Birds: edited by Simon Armitage and Tim Dee by Simon Armitage

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

The Poetry of Birds Reviews

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 *

About Simon Armitage

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.

Additional information

GOR003969735
9780141027111
0141027118
The Poetry of Birds: edited by Simon Armitage and Tim Dee by Simon Armitage
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2011-02-24
384
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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