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Penguin's Poems For Life by Laura Barber
  

Penguin's Poems For Life

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Synopsis

Penguin's Poems For Life by Laura Barber

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.

About the Author

Laura Barber is former editorial director for Penguin Classics and now publishes contemporary literature. She lives in London. Laura Barber is former editorial director for Penguin Classics and now publishes contemporary literature. She lives in London.

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Book Info

Publication date

25th September 2008

Author

Laura Barber

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Poetry anthologies (various poets)

ISBN

9780140424706

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