Collected Poems by Philip Larkin

Collected Poems

Philip Larkin

218 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

fiction classics poetry challenging reflective medium-paced


One of the best-known and best-loved poets of the English-speaking world, Philip Larkin had only a small number of poems published during his lifetime. Collected Poems brings together not only all his books--The North Ship, The Less Deceived, The ...

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reflective 66%
dark 50%
emotional 50%
challenging 33%
funny 33%
relaxing 33%
sad 33%


medium 80%
fast 20%

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