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Poetry & Drama

Book of Matches

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(12 reviews)

'A firework display of technique, versatility and passion.' Independent on Sunday 'The crafted sincerity of this potent, lyrical collection, in which an absolutely contemporary voice concisely expresses common concerns, is... See More

£6.99 £7.19 Price verified 3 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic

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Over the course of several years, Simon Armitage has written hundreds of poems for various projects, commissions, collaborations and events, which stand outside of his mainstream collections but now form a substantial body... See More

£9.35 £12.98 Save 28% Price verified 14 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

The Universal Home Doctor

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(2 reviews)

As the title implies, Simon Armitage's flesh-and-blood account of numerous personal journeys reads like a private encyclopaedia of emotion and health. Vivid and engaged, the poems range from the rainforests of South America... See More

£6.64 Price verified 19 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Out of the Blue

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(4 reviews)

This book brings together three verse form pieces each of which was created to be part of a broader form. 'Out of the Blue' itself is a powerful, award-winning, poem-film created five years after the attacks which destroyed... See More

£8.43 £8.72 Price verified 19 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Seeing Stars

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(11 reviews)

Simon Armitage's new collection is by turns a voice and a chorus: a hyper-vivid array of dramatic monologues, allegories, parables and tall tales. Here comes everybody: Snoobie and Carla, Lippincott, Wittmann, Yoshioka... See More

£6.64 £7.00 Save 5% Price verified 3 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Kid (FF Classics)

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(3 reviews)

Kid gives us one of the liveliest poetic voices to have emerged in the last ten years. Simon Armitage's inspired ear for the demotic and his ability to deal with subjects that many poets turn their backs on have marked him... See More

£5.03 £7.60 Save 34% Price verified 18 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Travelling Songs

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(1 review)

Simon Armitage once observed that there are two types of poems - those that try to work out the chemical equation for language, and those that tell stories and sings songs. These are very much the latter, a handful of lyrics... See More

£4.74 Price verified 14 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

The Last Days of Troy

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(8 reviews)

Simon Armitage is rightly celebrated as one of the country's most original and engaging poets; but he is also an adaptor and translator of some of our most important epics, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Death... See More

£6.99 £7.11 Price verified 3 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Cloudcuckooland

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From his home in a West Yorkshire village proverbially associated with cuckoos, Simon Armitage has been probing the night sky with the aid of a powerful Russian telescope. The sequence of eighty-eight poems at the heart of... See More

£9.49 Price verified 9 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Connections 500: Blackout; Eclipse; What Are They Like?; Bassett; I'm Spilling My Heart Out Here; Gargantua; Children of Killers; Take Away; It Snows; ... Citizenship; Bedbug (Methuen Drama)

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(1 review)

Drawing together the work of 12 leading playwrights, this National Theatre Connections anthology celebrates highlights from 21 years of the Connections festival with a retrospective selection of plays. Featuring work by... See More

£14.03 £17.09 Save 18% Price verified 17 hours ago
Biography & True Accounts

All Points North

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(36 reviews)

All Points North is part-memoir and part-excursion. Charting the rugged and uneven terrain of a writer's formative years - from tax problems to probation to American tours, football to family to running away to Iceland... See More

£2.99 £4.99 Save 40% Price verified 6 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Walking Home

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(150 reviews)

In summer 2010 Simon Armitage decided to walk the Pennine Way. The challenging 256-mile route is usually approached from south to north, from Edale in the Peak District to Kirk Yetholm, the other side of the Scottish border... See More

£5.69 £6.11 Save 7% Price verified 3 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

The Unaccompanied

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(6 reviews)

'The most popular English poet since Larkin.' Sunday Times After more than a decade and following his celebrated adventures in drama, translation, travel writing and prose poetry, Simon Armitage's eleventh collection of... See More

£6.99 £7.49 Save 7% Price verified 7 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

The Dead Sea Poems

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(7 reviews)

Simon Armitage is the most widely and unreservedly praised poet of his generation. The Dead Sea Poems, his fourth collection, culminates in a long visionary poem, 'Five Eleven Ninety Nine'. Elsewhere, questions of belief and... See More

£8.54 Price verified 18 hours ago
Travel

Walking Away

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(53 reviews)

Not content with walking the Pennine Way as a modern day troubadour, an experience recounted in his bestseller and prize-wining Walking Home, the restless poet has followed up that journey with a walk of the same distance... See More

£6.02 Price verified 39 minutes ago
Poetry & Drama

Homer's Odyssey

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(14 reviews)

Originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage recasts Homer's epic as a series of dramatic dialogues. His version bristles with the economy, wit and guile that we have come to expect from one of the most individual... See More

£6.99 Price verified 3 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Pearl

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(4 reviews)

Simon Armitage's acclaimed version of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight garnered front-page reviews across two continents and confirmed his reputation as a leading translator. This new work is an entrancing allegorical tale... See More

£5.03 Price verified 17 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

The Death of King Arthur

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(20 reviews)

The Alliterative Morte Arthure - the title given to a four-thousand line poem written sometime around 1400 - was part of a medieval Arthurian revival which produced such masterpieces as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and... See More

£5.03 Price verified 6 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989–2014

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(25 reviews)

When Simon Armitage burst on to the poetry scene in 1989 with his spectacular debut Zoom!, readers were introduced to an exceptional new talent who would reshape the landscape of contemporary poetry in the years to come... See More

£6.99 £7.19 Price verified 17 hours ago
Biography & True Accounts

Gig: The Life and Times of a Rock-star Fantasist

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(19 reviews)

A poet is a rock star without the sex'n'drugs, or the rock'n'roll. But that never stopped Simon Armitage dreaming, and in Gig, he explores how music and the muse intertwine in work and in life. Crammed with stories... See More

£2.99 £3.99 Save 25% Price verified 4 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

The Poetry of Birds

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(16 reviews)

Birds are the most obvious wild things we have around us. They are much watched and much loved, not least by poets. Bird poetry is as old as British poetry itself, and a remarkable number of poets have written poems about... See More

£7.99 £9.49 Save 16% Price verified 6 hours ago
Women's Fiction

The White Stuff

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(4 reviews)

Abbie Fenton wants a baby. Her husband Felix, not unaware of the thunderous ticking of Abbie's biological clock, wants to oblige but their home has still to be blessed. Cue the usual round of doctors, tests, probes and scans... See More

£6.99 £7.99 Save 13% Price verified 3 hours ago
Poetry & Drama

Selected Poems of Simon Armitage

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(13 reviews)

This selection provides a perfect introduction to Armitage's work as well as offering a retrospective of one of the brightest stars of contemporary poetry. Made by Simon Armitage himself from his poetry to date, Selected... See More

£6.99 Price verified 2 hours ago
Short Stories

Flypaper (Comma Singles)

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Taken from the pamphlet Leeds Stories 2, the second in a series of small short story anthologies celebrating Leeds writing, published by Comma in 2004. See More

£0.99 Price verified 15 hours ago
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