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Synopsis

Slapstick by Roger Mcgough

If Philosophy is the Why?

And Science is the How?

Then Poetry is the Wow!

In this stunning, brand-new volume, you'll discover poems about poems, poems about life, poems about kangaroos and chameleons and caterpillars (though not in the same verse) and many more. This touching and thought-provoking collection will make you laugh, cry, or simply say 'Wow!'

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He is a true original and more than one generation would be poorer without him * The Times *


About the Author

Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at St Mary's College and the University of Hull. He has been a writer for many years, and his numerous collections have established him as one of the most distinctive and powerful voices in contemporary poetry. Among his most popular titles are Summer with Monika, Blazing Fruit and Defying Gravity, all published by Penguin, and for children An Imaginary Menagerie, Pillow Talk and Bad, Bad Cats. He is an international ambassador for poetry and in 1997 was awarded an OBE, and in 2004 he was awarded a CBE. His most recent books include 'All the Best' and 'Slapstick' and for adults, 'Collected Poems' and 'Selected Poems.'

Roger McGough now lives in London.

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Publication date

7th August 2008

Author

Roger Mcgough

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Poetry
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ISBN

9780141325071

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