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19%OFFCarol Ann Duffy - The Bees - 9781509852925 - V9781509852925
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The Bees

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Description for The Bees Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
`Swooningly glorious' The Times `Indisputably her best volume' Sunday Times The Bees is Carol Ann Duffy's first collection of poems as Poet Laureate. In it she uses her full poetic range: there are drinking songs, love poems, poems of political anger; there are elegies, too, for beloved friends, and - most movingly - the poet's own mother. Woven and weaving through the book is its presiding spirit: the bee. Sometimes the bee is Duffy's subject, sometimes it strays into the poem, or hovers at its edge. In the end, Duffy's ... Read more

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About Carol Ann Duffy
Carol Ann Duffy lives in Manchester, where she is Professor and Creative Director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has written for both children and adults, and her poetry has received many awards, including the Signal Prize for Children's Verse, the Whitbread, Forward and T. S. Eliot Prizes, the PEN Pinter Prize, and the Lannan and E. ... Read more

Reviews for The Bees
Duffy is magnificent, grounded, heartfelt, dedicated to the notion that poetry can give us the music of life itself
Wonderful . . . a poet alert to every sound and shape of language
Sunday Telegraph
Beautiful and moving poetry for the real world
Jeanette Winterson

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