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A great book to dip into a little every day.

Advantages: Wide range of poetry to suit all tastes
Disadvantages: Some dialectical poems hard to understand

I'm not generally in the habit of reading a lot of poetry (with the exception of Christina Rossetti, who is a great favourite of mine. However, this Faber Book of Beasts was one of the required books for my current OU module. Essentially, this is antholo ...

Thehonesttruth 07.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Faber Book of Beasts - Paul Muldoon

a book to keep the shelf

Advantages: good size font and the pages are well laid out
Disadvantages: the rather grainy paper provides a slightly disapointing tactile experience

Tales from Ovid is the contemporary retelling of some ancient Greek poems from Ovid's Metamorphosis, the theme of transformation is the thread that links ideas from each of the individual poems. I think Hughes has retold these ancient stories in a very l ...

wildrocket 25.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Tales from Ovid - Ted Hughes