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Poets of our time

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A selection of the poetry of John Betjeman, Charles Causley, Patric Dickinson, Clifford Dyment, Ted Hughes, James Kirkup, Laurie Lee, Norman Nicholson, Alan Ross and R S Thomas
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 1979 by John Murray (first published 1965)
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russell barnes
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Shelves: poetry
Another book from my gilded youth, primarily used as a prop to appear esoteric and foppish at work. In as much as you can appear esoteric and foppish wearing a lurid purple blazer, sat on a till in Terry Tescos scanning beans.

The collection belonged to my uncle, who is a bit ace (artists, Peak District warden, friend of Hawkwind) so I've kept it - and I'm glad I did.

I always liked Charles Causley, but age has brought a new appreciation of the others in the collection; the barely-contained violen
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