by Brian Patten - £10.99 HarperPerennial (2007)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780007246496 | ISBN 10: 0007246498
Acknowledged as one of Britain's foremost poets, Brian Pattern's love poems have earned him recognition far and wide. Truthful and tender, profoundly aware of the possibility of magic and the miraculous, these poems capture both the joys and the sadness of love.
Alongisde familiar classics from the first Love Poems volume, this collection brings together dozens of poems written subsequently, including new poems published here for the first time.
"Undiluted poems, beautifully calculated, informed - even in their darkest moments - with courage and hope."
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