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  • Black Roses: the Killing of Sophie Lancaster by Simon Armitage
    Black Roses: the Killing of Sophie Lancaster (English, Paperback)

    Armitage wrote this long prose poem about the killing of 'goth' teenager Sophie Lancaster by a gang of youths in 2007, an incident which shocked the nation. Written for radio broadcast it is now reproduced in book form, marking 5 years since her death.

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  • The Poetry of Birds by Simon Armitage
    The Poetry of Birds (English, Paperback)

    Birds are the most obvious wild things we have around us. Some of the best known, and most loved, poems in English are bird poems. This title features poems according to ornithological notes and provides fascinating information on the birds.

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  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Simon Armitage
    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (English, Paperback)

    Preserved on a single surviving manuscript dating from around 1400, composed by an anonymous master, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was rediscovered only 200 years ago, and published for the first time in 1839.

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  • Traces of the Great War by Charlie Adlard
    Traces of the Great War (English, Hardback)

    Traces of the Great War is a remarkable, original collection of 18 thought provoking graphic short stories bridging the past and present. Internationally-acclaimed comic book artists, graphic novelists and writers, all of them explore the continued relevance and resonance of the First World War and its legacy in our lives today, creating emotion and reflexions.

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  • Paper Aeroplane by Simon Armitage
    Paper Aeroplane (English, Paperback)

    When Simon Armitage burst on to the poetry scene in 1989 with his spectacular debut Zoom!, readers were introduced to an exceptional new talent who would reshape the landscape of contemporary poetry in the years to come.

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  • Connections 500 by Snoo Wilson
    Connections 500 (English, Paperback)

    Drawing together the work of 12 leading playwrights, this National Theatre Connections anthology celebrates highlights from 21 years of the Connections festival with a retrospective selection of plays....

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  • Ted Hughes by Ted Hughes
    Ted Hughes (English, Paperback)

    In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

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  • 100 Prized Poems by William Sieghart
    100 Prized Poems (English, Paperback)

    A series highlighting the works commended annually for the prestigious Forward Prizes. It brings together the best poems published over a quarter century in twenty-five editions of the Forward books of poetry. It includes both familiar names - Simon Armitage, Jackie Kay, Derek Walcott - and fresh voices - Kate Tempest, Kei Miller and Emily Berry.

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  • Out of the Blue by Simon Armitage
    Out of the Blue (English, Paperback)

    Divided in the three sections, this volume of poetry commemorates three significant anniversaries - 9/11 (2001), VE Day (1945) and the horrifying history of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. The poems were originally commissioned by the BBC and Channel 5.

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  • The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 by Various Poets
    The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 (English, Paperback)

    The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including the winners of 2017's prestigious Forward Prizes for Poetry.

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  • Tyrannosaurus Rex versus the Corduroy Kid by Simon Armitage
    Tyrannosaurus Rex versus the Corduroy Kid (English, Paperback)

    Engaging above all with the matter of England in the here and now Simon Armitage focuses his attention on the conflicts within society today. The result is his wittiest, most alertly combative and impassioned collection to date.

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  • Selected Poems of Simon Armitage by Simon Armitage
    Selected Poems of Simon Armitage (English, Paperback)

    This selection provides a perfect introduction to Armitage's work as well as offering a timely retrospective of one of the brightest stars of contemporary poetry.

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  • Stanza Stones by Simon Armitage
    Stanza Stones (English, Hardback)

    The newly drawn Stanza Stones Trail runs through forty-seven miles of the Pennine region, some of the most strikingly varied landscape in the world. Simon Armitage composed six new poems on his Pennine walks and, with the help of Tom Lonsdale and letter-carver Pip Hall, found extraordinary, secluded sites and saw his words carved into stone.

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  • Metamorphosis by Nicholas Penny
    Metamorphosis (English, Paperback)

    As part of a unique collaboration between the National Gallery and the Royal Opera House, fourteen leading poets were invited to respond to three great masterpieces by the Renaissance painter, Titian. This title features poems that are illustrated with full-colour details from Titian's paintings.

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  • The Death of King Arthur by Simon Armitage
    The Death of King Arthur (English, Paperback)

    The Alliterative Morte Arthure - the title given to a four-thousand line poem written sometime around 1400 - was part of a medieval Arthurian revival which produced such masterpieces as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Sir Thomas Malory's prose Morte D'Arthur.

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  • Walking Away by Simon Armitage
    Walking Away (English, Hardback)

    From the surreal pleasuredome of Minehead Butlins to a smoke-filled roundhouse on the Penwith Peninsula then out to the Isles of Scilly and beyond, the author tackles this personal Odyssey with all the poetic reflection and personal wit we've come to expect of one of Britain's best loved and most popular writers.

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  • Kid by Simon Armitage
    Kid (English, Paperback)

    Kid gives us one of the liveliest poetic voices to have emerged in the last ten years. Simon Armitage's inspired ear for the demotic and his ability to deal with subjects that many poets turn their backs on have marked him as a poet of originality and force.

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  • The Death of King Arthur by Simon Armitage
    The Death of King Arthur (Hardback)

    The Alliterative Morte Arthure - the title given to a four-thousand line poem written sometime around 1400 - was part of a medieval Arthurian revival which produced such masterpieces as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Sir Thomas Malory's prose Morte D'Arthur.

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  • Homer's Odyssey by Simon Armitage
    Homer's Odyssey (English, Paperback)

    Originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage recasts Homer's epic as a series of dramatic dialogues. His version bristles with the economy, wit and guile that we have come to expect from one of the most individual voices of his generation.

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