When I told my wife of hearing a Larkin poem read and liking it, she decided to buy the book for me.
Larkin is a great poet whose Collected Poems are the most exciting body of work to come out of post-war England.
Larkin's ability to draw such deep thoughts from simple subject matter is really an affinitive trait.
Recently, my grandson, a senior in college and a double major--one of which is English--recommended this poet to me. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Betty Spaulding in Chattanooga
Philip Larkin is an one of those poets you stumble across and you have to have more. You get tangled in his poems and than you want to know who he is. Both collide in this book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amy Lowell
Love Philip Larkin's poetry & was excited to find this treasure. Nice condition & great price, too!Published 9 months ago by Pat B.
Great condition, a great deal larger than most books of poetry though. It is about the same size of a novel.Published 15 months ago by Sheila McQuaid
these collected poems found their home in northern california
but some of the content is quite dark
i thought i'd better warn ya
I bought this paperback edition thinking that it was the same as the original hardcover version.
It isn't. Read more