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 Poetry

Poetry New Zealand Yearbook, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, showcases new writing from New Zealand and overseas. It presents the work of talented newcomers as well as that of established voices. This issue features the winning entries of the Poetry ... read more

Poetry New Zealand Yearbook: 2018

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 Poetry

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2018 Winner of The Roehampton Poetry Prize 2018 'A beautiful, vigorous and achingly melancholy hymn to the common man that is as unexpected as it is daring' John Banville, Guardian A noir narrative written ... read more

The Long Take

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 Poetry

Series:VUP Classics

Description: First performed in 1959, The End of the Golden Weather has become a part of New Zealand history, a touchstone of New Zealand experience. Unable to earn a living as a playwright in a country without a professional theatre, Bruce Mason presented, in fear and tr... read more

End of the Golden Weather

" All his life he¿d measured the worth of a work by its cost in effort. Only at the last came this `certainty of execution¿ costing him next-to-nothing, receiving his all. In his eighty-sixth year, C. K. Stead¿s new collection le... read more

That Derrida Whom I Derided Died - Poems 2013-2017

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 Poetry

Running Upon The Wires is Kate Tempest's first book of free-standing poetry since the acclaimed Hold Your Own. In a beautifully varied series of formal poems, spoken songs, fragments, vignettes and ballads, Tempest charts the heartbreak at the end of one relationship and the ... read more

Running upon the Wires

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 Poetry

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy returns with Sincerity, her last full collection as Poet Laureate, a magisterial achievement from the greatest living poet of our times. A frank, disarming and deeply moving exploration of loss and remembrance in their many forms, presented in a beautiful, foiled package.

Sincerity

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 Poetry

So here I sit,alone with dried flowersand yellowed pages of the past.Reading the fairytalefrom beginning to end.And knowing that no rewritecan change our story. Themes of self-discovery, tending the garden of the soul, and nurturing yourself into blossom, Amid Thirsty Vines... read more

Amid Thirsty Vines: Poems

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 Poetry

Series:Miniature Editions Ser.

Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love.

Love Sonnets of Shakespeare

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 Poetry

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Lib... read more

Poems for Love (Macmillan Collector's Library)

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 Poetry

Awards:Winner of The Wainwright Prize 2017 (UK).

Winner of the 2017 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for nature writingThe natural history of the Western Front during the First World War'If it weren't for the birds, what a hell it would be.'During the Great War, soldiers lived inside the ground, closer to nature than many humans h... read more

Where Poppies Blow

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 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams NZ Book Awards Poetry Prize 2018

Built around the abyss, the tightrope, and the trick that we all have to perform to walk across it, Pasifika poetry warrior Selina Tusitala Marsh brings to life in Tightrope her ongoing dialogue with memory, life and death to find out whether 'stories' really can 'cure the incurable'. In M... read more

Tightrope

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 Poetry

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library
Reading Level:General Adult

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers... read more

Poems of Thomas Hardy: A New Selection (Macmillan Collector's Library)