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River Girl By Wendy Cope

River Girl
by Wendy Cope

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In the traditional fairy-tale style this book looks at the themes of love and loss by following the experiences of Isis, a river girl, who falls hopelesly in love with a mortal poet. Isis begs her Father, Thames, to free her from the river.
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River Girl by Wendy Cope

In the traditional fairy-tale style this book looks at the themes of love and loss by following the experiences of Isis, a river girl, who falls hopelesly in love with a mortal poet. Isis begs her Father, Thames, to free her from the river. Wendy Cope is the author of "Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis", "Twiddling Your Thumbs" a collection of finger rhymes for children and "Is That the New Moon" a collection of women's poetry.

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About Wendy Cope


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 Cholmondley Award for poetry and in 1993 she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. In 1995 she won the American Academy of Letters Michael Braude Award for Light Verse and in 1999 she was awarded a Hon. D.Lit from King Alfred's College, Winchester (Southampton University). She has written and edited numerous poetry volumes and anthologies for both adults and children, and was shortlisted for the 2001 Whitbread Poetry Book of the Year for If I Don't Know.

Additional information

GOR002662671
River Girl by Wendy Cope
Wendy Cope
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1991-05-07
64
0571161367
9780571161362
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.