- Paperback: 80 pages
- Publisher: Unicorn Press (1 Mar. 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1910065145
- ISBN-13: 978-1910065143
- Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 1 x 17.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 39,812 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Laurie Lee Selected Poems Paperback – 1 Mar 2014
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More About the Author
Laurie Lee published four collections of poems: The Sun My Monument (1944), The Bloom of Candles (1947), My Many-Coated Man (1955) and Pocket Poems (1960). His other works include The Voyage of Magellan (1948), a verse play for radio; A Rose for Winter (1955), which records his travels in Andalusia; The Firstborn (1964); I Can't Stay Long (1975), a collection of his occasional writing; and Two Women (1983). He also wrote three bestselling volumes of autobiography: Cider with Rosie (1959), which has sold over six million copies worldwide, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969) and A Moment of War (1991), which are also published by Penguin in a single volume entitled Red Sky at Sunrise (1992).
Laurie Lee died in May 1997. In its obituary the Guardian wrote, 'He had a nightingale inside him, a capacity for sensuous, lyrical precision', and the Independent praised him as 'one of the great writers of this century whose work conjured up a world of earthy warmth and beauty'.
About the Author
Laurie Lee, MBE (26 June 1914 13 May 1997) was an English poet, novelist, and screenwriter, raised in the village of Slad. His most famous work was an autobiographical trilogy which consisted of Cider with Rosie, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning and A Moment of War.
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I was somewhat disappointed after the sheer beauty of his prose.Published 18 days ago by Kenneth Adshead
A replacement for a treasured volume which was read and reread for many yearsPublished 1 month ago by Rex H.
Not all of his poems and personally missing the best ones. But still good.Published 3 months ago by G
Useful for having an insight into his other writing, other than his prose which itself is very lyrical.Published 10 months ago by John Greeves
One of my favourite writers and enjoyable, especially as he set out to be a poet not a prose writer.Published 11 months ago by C. M. Fanstone