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The nation"s favourite poems

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Published by BBC Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry.

  • About the Edition

    Contains the top 100 poems from a poll conducted by The Bookworm in 1995.

    Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementforeword by Griff Rhys Jones.
    ContributionsJones, Griff Rhys.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1175 .N36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL758508M
    ISBN 100563387823
    LC Control Number97154780


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