Consider the Years (2020)

Consider the Years Virginia Graham Consider the Years Second World War poems by Joyce Grenfell s best friend and collaborator Preface by Anne Harvey
  • Title: Consider the Years
  • Author: Virginia Graham
  • ISBN: 9781903155110
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback
Consider the Years Virginia Graham Second World War poems by Joyce Grenfell s best friend and collaborator Preface by Anne Harvey.
Consider the Years Virginia Graham

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  1. Michael

    I was somewhat discouraged upon reading the first poem, Fox trot, which is about how boring the poet finds a ball put on by the local fox hunt Is this going to be a book of twee verse about the First World Problems of a privileged elite I put the book to one side, wondering briefly if I should keep it, the inevitable conclusion to which was, Yes.Skip on a couple or four years, and I m giving it another go Same reaction to Fox trot, but this time I persevere and, gradually, get into Graham s worl [...]

  2. Amanda

    This book of wartime poems was exactly what I wanted to be Ever so English, the poignancy is made with flippant jokes masking terror and despair Virginia Graham uses comedy probably inherited from her comic writer father to juxtapose the internal and external lives of those bombarded by war A few poems are in French and German and many use beautifully diverse vocabulary Much imagery to do with musical performance, aiding your nation with menial tasks and the utter ridiculousness of the obscenely [...]

  3. Charlotte Stevenson

    Charmingly written and often so bright in their hilarity Through the satire and the good humour, Graham makes some extremely valid points that will always last beyond war time and last to humanity Adapting her outlook on the world is something I should like to do a lot of My favourites of hers would have to be General Knowledge and Somewhere At Home.

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