ISBN: 9781849942799

Publication date: 05 Feb 2015

Author: Dannie Abse

A celebration of love with a collection of everyone's favourite love poems. From the Song of Solomon, Catullus and Ovid, to recent masterpieces by the Irish Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney and the British Poet Laureate Andrew Motion. With favourites from WH Auden, Carol Ann Duffy, Federico García Lorca and Jacques Prévert, this is a beautiful and comprehensive collection to treasure.From the thrill of a new romance and the celebration of an enduring one, to the comedy of lust and the tragedy of profound loss, celebrated poets of past centuries and renowned. Wonderfully illustrated throughout, this is a handsome tome to keep and an even better one to gift to a loved one.