John Betjeman





John Betjeman

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born
in Parliament Hill Mansions, Hampstead , London, England, The United Kingdom
August 28, 1906

died
August 19, 1984

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Average rating: 4.02 · 11,673 ratings · 403 reviews · 83 distinct works · Similar authors
Collected Poems
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 199 ratings — published 1958 — 21 editions
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Summoned by Bells
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1976 — 10 editions
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The Best of Betjeman
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1978 — 7 editions
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Trains And Buttered Toast
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Selected Poems
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 28 ratings2 editions
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The Best Loved Poems
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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John Betjeman On Trains
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2006
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Tennis Whites and Teacakes
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3.28 of 5 stars 3.28 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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The Illustrated Poems of Jo...
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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A Pictorial History Of Engl...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings2 editions
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“Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.”
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“Soft and sun-warm, see her glide”
John Betjeman, Selected Poems

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