Adrian Mitchell





Adrian Mitchell


Born
in Hampstead Heath, North London, England, The United Kingdom
October 24, 1932

Died
December 20, 2008

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Adrian Mitchell FRSL was an English poet, novelist and playwright. A former journalist, he became a noted figure on the British anti-authoritarian Left. For almost half a century he was the foremost poet of the country's anti-Bomb movement. The critic Kenneth Tynan called him the British Mayakovsky.

Average rating: 4.01 · 4,718 ratings · 192 reviews · 107 distinct works
Nobody Rides the Unicorn

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4.10 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Shapeshifters: Tales from O...

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Heart on the Left: Poems 19...

4.37 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1998
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The Odyssey, Abridged

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For Beauty Douglas

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Tell Me Lies: Poems 2005-2008

4.33 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2009
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Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996

4.13 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1996
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The Lion, the Witch and the...

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Alice in Wonderland and Thr...

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Adrian Mitchell's Greatest ...

4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1991
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More books by Adrian Mitchell…
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“I know a lie when I hear one.”
Adrian Mitchell

“Most people ignore most poetry because poetry ignores most people.”
Adrian Mitchell

“When I am sad and weary
When I think all hope has gone
When I walk along High Holborn
I think of you with nothing on.”
Adrian Mitchell

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