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 Poetry

Series:Miniature Editions Ser.

Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love.

Love Sonnets of Shakespeare

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 Poetry

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Lib... read more

Poems for Love (Macmillan Collector's Library)

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 Poetry

Awards:Winner of The Wainwright Prize 2017 (UK).

Winner of the 2017 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for nature writingThe natural history of the Western Front during the First World War'If it weren't for the birds, what a hell it would be.'During the Great War, soldiers lived inside the ground, closer to nature than many humans h... read more

Where Poppies Blow

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 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams NZ Book Awards Poetry Prize 2018

Built around the abyss, the tightrope, and the trick that we all have to perform to walk across it, Pasifika poetry warrior Selina Tusitala Marsh brings to life in Tightrope her ongoing dialogue with memory, life and death to find out whether 'stories' really can 'cure the incurable'. In M... read more

Tightrope

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 Poetry

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library
Reading Level:General Adult

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers... read more

Poems of Thomas Hardy: A New Selection (Macmillan Collector's Library)

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 Poetry

Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display ma... read more

Poems from the Second World War

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 Poetry

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Poetry Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017

fit noun1. Also fytte.A section of a poem or song; a canto. obsolete exc. hist. OE. start noun2.A sudden burst of energy or activity; an outburst of emotion, madness, etc.; a flight of humour. Also, a  sudden broken utterance or sound. Now rare or obsolete. l16. (Shorter Oxford... read more

Fits & Starts

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 Poetry

Reading Level:Near Fine

Marino Blank is of mixed Maori and Swiss heritage. She has been writing and publishing poetry for ten years, and was included in the 2014 Auckland University Press omnibus of Maori poetry Puna Wai Korero. Marino's writing is evidence of an emerging Maori literary sensibility, referencing tikang... read more

Crimson

Over a period of fifteen years Clive James learned French by almost no other method than reading #65533; la recherche du temps perdu. Then he spent half a century trying to get up to speed with Proust's great novel in two different languages. Gate of Lilac... read more

Gate of Lilacs: A Verse Commentary on Proust

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 Poetry

a) The Unicorn As with the night-scented stock, the full splendour of the unicorn manifests itself most potently at twilight. Then the horn sprouts, swells, blooms in all its glory. SEE THE HORN (bend the tab, slit in slot marked 'x') Despite being one of the most influential - and best-loved - of... read more

Unicorn: The Poetry of Angela Carter

Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. They take them down untrodden paths, land them in unknown country where they have to ask for directions. In this personal anthology, Alan Bennett has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their vers... read more

Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin: An Anthology by Alan Bennett

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 Poetry

Series:Wordsworth Poetry Library

This edition of the poetry of Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) includes all the poems contained in the Definitive Edition of 1940. In his lifetime, Kipling was widely regarded as the unofficial Poet Laureate, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. His poetry is striking for its many rhy... read more

The Collected Poems of Rudyard Kipling