Penguin's Poems for Life (Paperback)
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Penguin's Poems for Life (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 25/09/2008
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Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the "seven ages" of a human life, this new anthology brings together the best-loved poems in English to inspire, comfort and delight readers for a lifetime. Beginning with babies, the book is divided into sections on childhood, growing up, making a living and making love, family life, getting older, and approaching death, ending with poems of mourning and commemoration.

Ranging from Chaucer to Carol Ann Duffy, via Shakespeare, Keats, and Lemn Sissay, this book offers something for each of those moments in life - whether falling in love, finding your first grey hair or saying your final goodbyes - when only a poem will do.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780140424706
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 303 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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