When I told my wife of hearing a Larkin poem read and liking it, she decided to buy the book for me.
Larkin's poems often express an thought or feeling that the reader will recognize as a part of his own experience, finally put into words with the utmost clarity.
Larkin is a great poet whose Collected Poems are the most exciting body of work to come out of post-war England.
Love Philip Larkin's poetry & was excited to find this treasure. Nice condition & great price, too!Published 1 month 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 8 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
This book contains some of the poet's better-known pieces. He is a master, one of the poets a person should read even if he or she is not into poetry very much. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dale
This book is good to have handy. Perfect for use and reading away from the desk when you are tired of sitting at a node staring at the screen all the time. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Ron K
I hesitated between getting this Thwaite edition of Larkin and the fuller Burnett edition which claims to have absolutely everything Larkin ever wrote that is vaguely poetical (eg... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dr Michael R Finch
An outstanding collection of poems. A must for all admirers of 20'th century poetry. Excellent format for kindle. Read morePublished 21 months ago by R. Richardson
Larkin covers the 20th century. Except for the early and latest parts. What a fine poet he is! While he mignt not be the right stuff, he is the real thing. Read morePublished on October 19, 2011 by Really a Reader