The Nation's Favourite Poems

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BBC Books, 1996 - English poetry - 192 pages
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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  - Paul Servini - Goodreads

A very good introduction to some popular poetry. I'm not really into really whole anthologies by various poet but found this book a great read. I've been going through the poems slowly, also reading ... Read full review

Review: The Nation's Favourite: Poems (The Nation's Favourite Poems)

User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

For the first time ever, the book of the month for my local book group was a book of poetry. There is a poetry group in the village too, but this book was chosen for the book group, not the poetry ... Read full review

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