- Save 10% on selected children’s books, compliments of Amazon Family Promotion exclusive for Prime members .
Bypass Pilgrim Paperback – 30 Jul 2010
- Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
- Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
- Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
- Dispatch to this address when you check out
Special offers and product promotions
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Top customer reviews
His poetry is lean and witty without a trace of mawkishness or self-pity and it does not veer into gallows humour in order to deflect some of the raw emotion it evokes. The poems were written at the time, in the waiting room, in the ward, in recovery and feel like the literary equivalent of whistling in the dark. They are immediate and intensely personal. This is human experience laid bare, not for the faint-hearted but eminently readable and full of hope.
A master stroke was the inclusion of a poem by Jennie Barnsley, "Mrs Bayfield", which is a reflection on the change in their relationship Roy's illness has brought about. Suddenly we get a different point of view and a wider sense of, not just the hospital ward and frailty of the human body, but the longer term ramifications of serious illness.
This is a good read whether you are sick, well or just enjoy good poetry.