Selected poems

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Penguin Books in association with Anvil Press Poetry, 2006 - Poetry - 147 pages
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This Selected Poems contains poetry chosen by Carol Ann Duffy from her first four acclaimed volumes, Standing Female Nude , Selling Manhattan , The Other Country and Mean Time (winner of the Whitbread Poetry Award), as well as six poems from the later The World's Wife. 'In the world of British poetry, Carol Ann Duffy is a superstar. Highbrow and lowbrow, readers love her' -The Guardian 'Carol Ann Duffy is a very, very bright, appealing, clever, ingenious, approachable and . . . heartwarming writer. She's a Good Thing, capital G, capital T, one of the poets I most enjoy reading' -Andrew Motion

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Review: Selected Poems: Carol Ann Duffy

User Review  - Alannah Clarke - Goodreads

I wasn't much of a fan of poetry until I read this selection of Duffy's poems. I thought these poems were beautifully written with so much beautiful imagery, I loved studying them all. Read full review

Review: Selected Poems: Carol Ann Duffy

User Review  - Martin Williams - Goodreads

CAD can do no wrong! Read full review

Contents

Girl Talking
3
Talent
17
From Setting Manhattan 1987
31
Model Village
37
Stealing
49
Miles Away
62
Liar
76
River
87
Brothers
101
Valentine 11
115
From Hm VmVi Wife iffy
131
from Mrs Tiresias
137
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About the author (2006)

Carol Ann Duffy has published four highly praised collections of poetry. Her last, "Mean Time", won the "Forward" Poetry Prize & the Whitbread Poetry Prize. She lives in Manchester, England.

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