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Laurie Lee was a celebrated English novelist, screenwriter, and poet, whose autobiographical novels Cider with Rosie, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, and A Moment of War found enormous popularity in England. However, poetry was really his favorite form of writing, an area where success frustratingly eluded him.
Laurie Lee Selected Poems collects forty of Lee’s best p
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published August 15th 2014 by Unicorn Publishing Group (first published March 1st 2014)
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Giuliana Fenwick
Nov 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I am in love with Laurie's poetry . I leave my world the minute I start reading him .... Every line stirs my soul and moves me . I find myself just exclaiming out loud at the beauty of his words - even when I'm on my own !
Kelly Iannello
Read for the 2016 Pop Sugar reading challenge prompt "a book of poetry"

I loved the poem Thistle.
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His poetry is AMAZING! he is definitely one of my favorite poets. My favorite was probably 'on beacon hill'. his poetry is so beautiful and gives such amazing imagery.
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Laurence Edward Alan "Laurie" Lee, MBE, was an English poet, novelist, and screenwriter. His most famous work was an autobiographical trilogy which consisted of Cider with Rosie (1959), As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969) and A Moment of War (1991). While the first volume famously recounts his childhood in the idyllic Slad Valley, the second deals with his leaving home for London and his ...more