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- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 21.86
Keats is the first major biography of this tragic hero of romanticism for some thirty years, and it differs from its predecessors in important respects. The outline of the story is well known - has become, in fact, the stuff of legend: the archetypal life of the tortured genius, critically spurned and dying young. What Andrew Motion brings... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 18.94
'A bald summary does no justice to the subtlety and exceptional lucidity of a book which turns the bland, familiar, intrinsically worthy stuff of so many fictional family sagas into a biographical triumph.' Observer 'Motion has given us an exemplary piece of research, and a comparison of three eras that is of compelling interest, not least in... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 11.65
Love in a Life , Andrew Motion's sixth volume of poetry, marks a conspicuous development in the work of the founder of the modern Narrative School. Directness and a new colloquialism are wedded to Motion's distinctive obliquities in a volume where the idea of marriage governs the architecture of each poem and the book as a whole. The stories of two... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2015; US$ 32.95
The breathtaking new novel about unexpected adventure from Andrew Motion, internationally acclaimed author of Silver . Washed ashore after a harrowing shipwreck, English seafarers Jim and Natty find themselves stranded on the Gulf Coast in Texas. Their ship, the Nightingale, has been destroyed, and to Jim and Natty's horror, only one other... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 20.78
When Edward Thomas died at Arras in 1917 few people thought of him as a poet. Yet in the two years before his death, after a lifetime writing prose, Thomas wrote some of the most enduring poems of his day: poems of war, nature, friendship, despair and exultation. Andrew Motion's pioneering study of Thomas' life and achievement is scholarly yet utterly... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.65
This volume brings together two long poems. 'Lines of Desire' tells the story of an individual in crisis, under pressure from past and present events. 'Joe Soap' combines narrative and lyric forms to trace a historical pattern reaching from the First World War to contemporary apocalypse. Both are remarkable additions to an important body of work. more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.65
In his first collection since being appointed Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion negotiates the very space of poetry, moving between private and public realms, pondering each from the other's borders. In the opening series of idylls he conjures the expeditionary narratives of a rural childhood, in scenes as precisely remembered as they are irretrievable.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 18.94
In this book Andrew Motion has made his own choice from his outstandingly fine and varied body of work. Dramatic monologues, elegies, poems of social and political observation, love lyrics - all are part of this important poet's repertoire. Andrew Motion's concern for the extremes of human experience and the artistic integrity that insists on his... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00
This ebook includes a copy of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island ! A rip-roaring sequel to Treasure Island ?Robert Louis Stevenson?s beloved classic?about two young friends and their high-seas adventure with dangerous pirates and long-lost treasure. It's almost forty years after the events of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island :... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 12.78
?I always liked your father ? he was a lad of spirit. He was clever enough to know the value of an adventure, at any rate, and brave enough to carry it out!? ?What adventure?? I asked, although I already knew the answer. ?Why the map of course, boy!? Long John Silver?s voice rose into something of a scream. ?The map and then the treasure across... more...