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Defying Gravity

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  49 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
In this evocative and personal collection of poems Roger McGough comes to terms with painful memories as well as confronting fears that are universal. Here he remembers his father in ‘Squaring Up’ and ‘Alphabet Soup’; observes the eccentricities of contemporary life in ‘The City of London Tour’; gives insights into human feeling with the surreal ‘Your Favourite Hat’ and th ...more
Paperback, 107 pages
Published August 5th 1993 by Penguin
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