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Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis by Wendy Cope

Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis

Part of the FF Classics Series


Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis by Wendy Cope

There are so many kinds of awful men - One can't avoid them all. She often said She'd never make the same mistake again: She always made a new mistake instead. (from 'Rondeau Redouble') When Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis was first published, it catapulted its author into the bestseller lists and established her as one of our funniest and most eloquent poets.

About the Author

Wendy Cope

Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent. After university she worked for fifteen years as a primary-school teacher in London. Her first collection of poems, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse. Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems 1979-2006 was published in 2008.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th October 1999


Wendy Cope

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Faber & Faber


80 pages


Poetry by individual poets



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