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Depression in a book.

Advantages: Well written.
Disadvantages: Depressing.

Well, if you're too happy with your life and are having too good of a time, then I suggest that you read these poems. They can drag you down and sink you into a depression. Ok, I joke. But really, these poems show you what was going on in his mind at the ...

NickAlexander84 09.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Selected Poems - T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot at his best

Advantages: Contains some absolutely wonderful poetry!
Disadvantages: It's pricey!

This anthology of Eliot's poetry is an absolute must for anyone interested in the great man himself. It ranges from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' to 'The Waste Land' and 'Four Quartets' and perhaps some lesser known poems such as 'Gerontion'. T.S. ...

minichar 20.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Collected Poems 1909-1962 - T.S. Eliot

Good to explore

Advantages: It is a very interesting look at the bleakness of 20th century life.
Disadvantages: It often uses allusion which may be overlooked by less well read individuals.

T S Eliot was one of the poems I was required to study as part of my A Level course. Initially I met this with typical distain as many students undoubtedly would when faced with poetry. However, upon studying our first poem, which was Prufrock, I saw that ...

the_caretaker 27.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Collected Poems 1909-1962 - T.S. Eliot

HERE KITTY KITTY!

Advantages: The book that the musical 'Cats' was based upon.
Disadvantages: None.

...A wonderful poetry book about cats. --T.S.ELIOT- 'OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS'-- This is a wonderful book written by T.S.Eliot in 1939, with illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Old Possums 'Book Of Practical Cats' is one of my favouri ...

Morning_Becomes_Electra 18.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - T.S. Eliot

Macavity Morgan Mistoffelees and More

Advantages: An Easily Accessible Collection Of Poetry For All Ages.
Disadvantages: None

A collection of poetry that is instantly accessible to every age has to be T.S. Eliots ‘Old Possums Book of Practical Cats’. It is a delightful read at any age and will appeal to all. ‘Practical Cats’ (as I will refer to it from now on), is most famous ...

charis18uk 31.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - T.S. Eliot