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Selected Poems [Paperback]

Brian Patten
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Book Description

1 Feb 2007
A selection of Brian Patten's best work over the last forty-five years, chosen by the poet himself. The earliest of these poems, 'Sleep Now', was written when Patten was fifteen, the latest when he was sixty. Presented in rough chronological order, the selection includes a dozen new poems.

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (1 Feb 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141027134
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141027135
  • Product Dimensions: 19.3 x 12.7 x 1.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,849 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Brian Patten was born in Liverpool in 1946. His work first appeared in the bestselling Penguin collection The Mersey Sound in 1967, since when he has published many books for adults and children, and won the Cholmondeley Award for Poetry. He lives in Devon.

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5.0 out of 5 stars A great find. 6 May 2013
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I bought this book for initially one particular poem, which I had read about (cannot remember where now).
Very thought provoking and I found I was enjoying more and more.
Would recommend.
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5.0 out of 5 stars On to the next Generation 17 Mar 2013
By LizR
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I read Brian Patten's poems as a much younger person. Revisiting his works, after one of the poems was read out at a funeral, I thought I would buy this collection for my Daughter. It is full of thought provoking, interesting and funny poems which she is enjoying. Speedy delivery. Book in immaculate condition. Very pleased with this purchase.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 28 Nov 2013
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Great book, if you like this kind of reading then this is the book for you! Good story as well, as a great author!
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