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Explores the strange and wonderful "moon-world". The terrain is fantastic, its creatures both intriguing and grotesque, but all is touched by the Poet Laureate's moon magic.
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Ted Hughes was born on 17 August 1930 in Mytholmroyd, a small mill town in West Yorkshire. His father made portable wooden buildings. The family moved to Mexborough, a coal-mining town in South Yorkshire, when Hughes was seven. His parents took over a newsagent and tobacconist shop, and eventually he went to the local grammar school.In 1948 Hughes won an Open Exhibition to Pembroke College, Cambridge. Before going there, he served two years National Service in the Royal Air Force. Between leaving Cambridge and becoming a teacher, he worked at various jobs, finally as a script-reader for Rank at their Pinewood Studios.In 1956 Hughes married the American poet Sylvia Plath, who died in 1963, and they had two children. He remarried in 1970. He was awarded the OBE in 1977, created Poet Laureate in December 1984 and appointed to the Order of Merit in 1998. He died in October 1998.Ted Hughes's first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published by Fabe
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Book Description Ultramarine Pub Co, 1988. Condition: Very Good. Revised. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP89841273
Book Description Ultramarine Pub Co, 1988. Condition: Very Good. Revised. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP96390067
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1988. Paperback. Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. A few small marks to the page edges. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0006730897
Book Description Ultramarine Pub Co, 1988. Condition: Good. Revised. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP31848395
Book Description Faber & Faber, London, 1988. Hardback in Dustwrapper. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. Chris Riddell (illustrator). 1st UK Edition. Black boards, unclipped dw, 95pp. B&w illustrations. Dw a little scuffed and bumped at some edges but complete and whole. Book itself very good without marks. Seller Inventory # 33733
Book Description Faber and Faber, London, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Chris Riddell (illustrator). 1st Edition. First printing of this revised and expanded edition with Chris Riddell's striking illustrations. Small stain to top edge of front free endpaper otherwise a firm, clean copy in unclipped dustwapper, Seller Inventory # 006148
Book Description Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1988. Pappband. 20 x 25 cm 95 Seiten. Original-Pappband ohne SU. Sprache: Englisch, In englischer Sprache. Good copy. Einband leicht gebogen und fleckig, sonst GUTES EXEMPLAR. 655 Gramm. Buch. Seller Inventory # BB16930
Book Description Faber and Faber, 1988, 1988. 1st UK edition, 4to, 95pp, numerous illustrations, clean and tight, no inscriptions, Very Good / Very Good dustwrapper (price-clipped); ISBN: 0571147429. Seller Inventory # 782697
Book Description Faber & Faber, London, 1988. Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Riddell, Chris (illustrator). First English Revised Edition. 95pp. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 033363
Book Description Faber & Faber, London, 1988. HARDCOVER. 1st Edition. 1st Edition Thus (revised) and 1st printing thus 4to in black cloth, white lettering to spine, 95pp . . . . . [ CONDITION : A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, looks new in its protector) ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our Poetry books type DbbPOETRY in the Keywords search box . . . . . . . . We always ship in strong card packing. Seller Inventory # T77956