Dancing By The Light of The Moon: Over 250 poems to read, relish and recite (Paperback)Gyles Brandreth (author)
- 10+ in stock
Discover Dancing by the Light of the Moon, a collection of poetry to last you a lifetime - poems that will bring you joy, solace, celebration and love for every occasion
'Gyles has discovered the secret of finding happiness' DAME JUDI DENCH
Includes an updated chapter of poems to bring you hope and happiness this year
A POEM CAN . . .
Comfort * Challenge * Be a friend
Stretch your vocabulary
Help you sleep * Break the ice
Find you a lover * Be utter nonsense
Console * Make you laugh - or cry
For every moment in your life there is a poem.
In Dancing by the Light of the Moon we have a remarkable collection of over 250 best-loved poems in the English-speaking world.
Allow Gyles Brandreth to be your guide to not only the wonders of poetry - and there are many - but also its practical uses in everyday life.
Whether seeking some words to reflect your mood, wanting to celebrate or mark an occasion or simply looking for lines of comfort and joy in difficult times, this collection has everything for readers of poetry both young and old, novices and old hands alike, will love and return to again and again.
'Over 400 pages of top-notch poems by everyone from Shakespeare to Simon Armitage' Daily Mail
'A collection of poems that will transform your memory and change your life' Dr Max Pemberton
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 350 g
Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 25 mm
Gyles has discovered the secret of finding happiness through learning poetry by heart. It's wonderful and so much fun -- Dame Judi Dench
Brandreth provides over 400 pages of top-notch poems by everyone from Shakespeare to Simon Armitage. But his mission is to get you learning the poems by heart * Mail Online *
Gyles Brandreth has compiled a collection of 250 poems that he believes will transform your memory and change your life. I couldn't agree me -- Dr Max Pemberton * Daily Mail *
This compendium is an enthusiastic and emphatic call to appreciate all forms of poetry * Radio Times *
A celebration of poetry packed full of wonderful verses * Planet Mindful *
A passionate and rousing manifesto on the power and pleasure of learning poetry by heart * Optima *
For a poem fitting for every occasion, make sure you add this book to your shopping cart ASAP * Glamour UK *
You may also be interested in...
I was not a lover of poetry (or Gyles Brandreth for that matter) until I listened to a radio programme he made about poetry being good for your brain. The book is brilliant, with poems I vaguely remember from... More
“Great birthday gift”
A miracle happened this year and there was actually something my dad asked for as a birthday present!
He is a big poetry fan and says this is a fantastic collection. He is delighted with it, but I am already... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Alternatively, for multiple items you may find it easier to add to basket, then pay online and collect in as little as 2 hours, subject to availability.