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" The man with the pork pie hat

MY soul is lost,
Secreted outside my window
In the pavement cracks,
Among the grains of sands,
The ants.

Now the moon is shini
...more "
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" From a provincial English point of view, I'd choose one of a selection of Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Seamus Heaney and Wilfred Owen. "
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
"Brave New World is pretty easy to read and get along with, for a dystopian novel, and there are some pretty good quotes. For the most part I didn't think the prose was exceptional, but it was functional and got the story told.

There were several th..." Read more of this review »
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
"I think this book really defined my concept of humanity, and by that I mean it showed so many way that things can go wrong. I have read it several times at different stages of my life and taken different things from it.

I read it for the first tim..." Read more of this review »
Adam made a comment on Lisa’s review of Homer & Langley
Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow
" Interesting discussion by the author and others on the book in the BBC World Service Forum programmme. The author was very supportive of the motives o ...more "
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The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
" Liked the comparison with a symphony! "
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233 ¡ POETRY ! — 18863 members — last activity 3 hours, 19 min ago
No pretensions: just poetry. Stop by, recommend books, offer up poems (excerpted), tempt us, taunt us, tell us what to read and where to go (to read i ...more
195 A Place for Poets — 394 members — last activity Jul 11, 2016 02:17PM
This group is for those who believe in the cross-cultural necessity and permanence of poetry. Share and discuss your favourite poets and the writing p ...more

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