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Wolfwatching Hardcover – 18 Sep 1989

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 63 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber (18 Sept. 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571141668
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571141661
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,583,588 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters. He was Poet Laureate from 1984, and in 1998 he was appointed to the Order of Merit. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Format: Paperback
Wolfwatching, as with most of his poetry, is a fascinating collection of poems. It starts off quite innocently with poems like 'A Sparrow Hawk' and 'Slump Sundays'. But as you read on you find yourself in this amazing forest of stories, trying to keep up with his imagination.
-the only poem I like less is 'The Black Rhino'. It reads as though it was written on demand. Often his 'on demand' writing, does not reach his usual level of excellence.
Having said that, I can truly recommend this fascinating book to you, which you simply have to read more than once, (but who will mind) as it is rich and powerful. Your emotions have a true rollercoaster experience with wolfwatching - a definite must have, for you or as a magnificent gift for any poetry lover.
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