The Nation's Favourite Poems
In a nationwide poll to discover Britain's favourite poem, Rudyard Kipling's 'If...' was voted number one. This unique anthology brings together the results of the poll in a collection of the nation's 100 best loved poems. Among the selection are popular classics such as Tennyson's 'The Lady of Shallott' and Wordsworth's 'The Daffodils' alongside contemporary poetry such as Allan Ahlberg's 'Please Mrs Butler' and Jenny Joseph's 'Warning'. Also included is the poignant 'Do not Stand at my Grave and Weep'.
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Review: The Nation's Favourite: Poems (The Nation's Favourite Poems)User Review - Goodreads
This is great for dipping into on a quiet moment. Many of the best loved ones are there but also a lot I hadn't read before. And the contrast between them is quite striking - from modern to 17th ... Read full review
Review: The Nation's Favourite: Poems (The Nation's Favourite Poems)User Review - Stephanie Farnsworth - Goodreads
The problem with these books is that the lists are always so repetitive. If there was greater diversity then it would be well worth the money but none of these poems were new to many and many felt repetitious due to the similar themes they focused upon. Read full review