Family Values

by Wendy Cope

$25

Stunning new edition of Wendy Cope's charming collection, Family Values.

From a motorway service area to her ambivalent relationship with religion, Wendy Cope covers a wide range of experience in her new collection. Her mordant humour and formal ingenuity are in evidence, even as she remembers the wounds of a damaging childhood; and in poems about love and the inevitable problems of ageing she achieves an intriguing blend of sadness and joy. Two very different sets of commissioned poems round off a remarkable volume, whose opening poem sounds clearly the profound note of compassion which underlies the whole.
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 80 Pages
Imprint: Faber
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780571280629

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