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Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

Advantages: Something for every poetical taste
Disadvantages: You wont like every poem.

...are two types of books. There's the kind you make time for - a pot of strong hot tea, a blanket, and a prime spot on the sofa with your feet curled under you. And then there's the other kind - books that are so meaningful that you can't just ...

Thehonesttruth 01.02.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Nation's Favourite Poems - Griff Rhys Jones (Foreword)

I thought that love would last forever I was wrong

Advantages: lovely collection
Disadvantages: How can there be any disadvantages to poetry

...Through today’s highly efficient media, and indeed with the good people of ciao, we are often seeing polls of one kind or another, Top 5 Christmas films, Top 10 songs of all time. At the turn of the millennium a poll was undergone to find the top 100 pie ...

MHam 26.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Nation's Favourite Poems - Griff Rhys Jones (Foreword)

They really are the best!

Advantages: variety, price, book range
Disadvantages: /

...I love poetry. It may not be the most common sentence uttered in the twenty-first century, and, admittedly, it wasn't something one would hear me saying until around a year or so ago. Before I came to university, I rarely read poetry, and I certainly nev ...

Amy69 22.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Nation's Favourite Poems - Griff Rhys Jones (Foreword)

THE NATIONS FAVOURITE POEMS.

Advantages: A varied collection of great Poets and great Poetry in one book.
Disadvantages: If you like Poetry, none at all!

♥ The nations favourite poems. ♥ "With a forward by Griff Rhys Jones" The best popular anthology ever printed in ...

Morning_Becomes_Electra 08.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Nation's Favourite Poems - Griff Rhys Jones (Foreword)

The Nation's Choice...

Advantages: Nicely organised collection of great poetry
Disadvantages: Doesn't provide much detail about each poet/poem

...I have leafed through this collection countless times. It is versatile and diverse, which reflects the minds of the nation. This anthology is really more for pleasure than study, because it doesn't contain much commentary. The poems are organised in ...

Prof.P 17.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Nation's Favourite Poems - Griff Rhys Jones (Foreword)