The Magic Hour

The Magic Hour 100 Poems from the Tuesday Afternoon Poetry Club

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Synopsis

"Reading a poem gives us a glimpse of past and future possibilities, other worlds and other lives. It makes a gift of unfamiliar words, and refreshes parts of the mind that other art forms cannot reach..."

Charlotte Moore, a writer and former English teacher, has loved poetry all her life. Keen to be able to read and talk about poems with others, she set up a weekly poetry club for anyone interested to join her round her fireplace.

This book brings together a selection of the Tuesday Afternoon Poetry Club's favourite poems, some well-known, some less so. The poems are grouped into themes - from home and lovers, to war and the planets - each framed with a little context from Charlotte and delightful insights from members of the group.

The Magic Hour offers a source of lifelong pleasure and nourishment, with words to delight and console, while reminding us of moments of personal significance. It demonstrates how we can all benefit from a dose of poetry in our daily lives.

Book information

ISBN: 9781780724263
Publisher: Short Books
Imprint: Short Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 821.008
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 7915
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 380g
Height: 140mm
Width: 206mm
Spine width: 26mm