Since time immemorial, life and death have been the preoccupation of all our greatest writers, whether mourning a tragic loss or seizing the moment to live life to its full. Here is a collection of classic poetry and prose to make you laugh with delight and weep in sympathy.
Included in this volume are poems by Matthew Arnold, Byron, Donne, Robert Frost and Keats, as well as extracts from Wuthering Heights, The Divine Comedy and The Pilgrim's Progress.
Kate Agnew has chaired the Booksellers Association Children's Group and has served as a judge for the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Award. She was a contributor to the Cambridge Guide to Children's Books, co-wrote Children at War with Geoff Fox and has recently edited a series of short story collections for Egmont.
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Includes poems by Matthew Arnold, William Cowper, Byron, Donne, Robert Frost and Keats, as well as extracts from Wuthering Heights, The Divine Comedy and The Pilgrim's Progress.
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