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Making Cocoa For Kingsley Amis

Wendy Cope

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ISBN 10: 0571139779 / ISBN 13: 9780571139774
Published by Faber & Faber, London UK, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A fine 1st impression in a fine but spine faded dustwrapper, Signed by the Author on the title page. there are a few indentations from rubbed out pencilled price on fep. Bookseller Inventory # 004963

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Title: Making Cocoa For Kingsley Amis

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London UK

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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One of a series of titles first published by Faber between 1930 and 1990, and in a style and format planned with a view to the appearance of the volumes on the bookshelf. These poems by Wendy Cope include parodies "by Jason Strugnell" of Radio 3's "Shall I Call Thee Bard?", and lyrical poems.

About the Author:

Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent. After university she worked for fifteen years as a primary-school teacher in London. Her first collection of poems, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse. Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems 1979-2006 was published in 2008.

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