Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014: Exclusive Signed Edition (Paperback)Simon Armitage (author)
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The latest recipient of the mantle of Poet Laureate, Armitage has been a major figure in British poetry since the publication of his debut collection Zoom! in 1989. This stellar anthology gathers all Armitage’s best known verse, as well as a few surprises and extracts from his medieval verse translations. An essential volume from a national treasure.
Exclusive Signed Edition contains 17 extra poems by the new poet laureate exclusive to Waterstones, from his last 2 collections plus an exclusive jacket and an introduction by the author.
When Simon Armitage burst on to the poetry scene in 1989 with his spectacular debut Zoom!, readers were introduced to an exceptional new talent who would reshape the landscape of contemporary poetry in the years to come. Now, Armitage's reputation as one of the nation's most original, most respected and most influential poets seems secure. Paper Aeroplane: Poems 1989-2014 is the author's own choice of work from across a quarter-century of publishing. Drawing upon all of his award-winning poetry collections, including Kid, Book of Matches, The Universal Home Doctor, Seeing Stars and The Unaccompanied, as well as his medieval translations and verse dramas, Paper Aeroplane represents a generous and thrilling gathering of work from one of contemporary poetry's most essential voices.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 275 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 21 mm
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