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Funeral Readings and Poems

by Various

Hardback $22.99

$22.99

Funeral Readings and Poems

by Various

Hardback $22.99

$22.99

$22.99

To find solace from grief, we have always turned to the written word. With poetry and prose spanning continents, religions and cultures, this moving anthology examines loss, celebrates lives well lived and offers words of consolation.

Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning clothbound pocket-sized classics with gilt edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited by Becky Brown.

Helpfully divided into different sections, Funeral Readings and Poems features many famous poems such as ‘Funeral Blues’ by W. H. Auden and ‘How do I Love Thee?’ by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, alongside comforting prose from the likes of Louisa May Alcott and Kenneth Graham.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781529065404
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 11/08/2022
  • Category: Literature & literary studies / Anthologies (non-poetry)
    Literature & literary studies / Poetry anthologies (various poets)
    Fiction & related items / Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
    Literature & literary studies / Prose: non-fiction
  • Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library
  • Pages: 208
  • Price: $22.99

To find solace from grief, we have always turned to the written word. With poetry and prose spanning continents, religions and cultures, this moving anthology examines loss, celebrates lives well lived and offers words of consolation.

Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning clothbound pocket-sized classics with gilt edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited by Becky Brown.

Helpfully divided into different sections, Funeral Readings and Poems features many famous poems such as ‘Funeral Blues’ by W. H. Auden and ‘How do I Love Thee?’ by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, alongside comforting prose from the likes of Louisa May Alcott and Kenneth Graham.

Author Information

Becky Brown is an anthologist, editor and literary agent. Her eclectic work centres around a fascination with forgotten voices and hidden stories. She lives between Bath and London. She has edited a number of short story and poetry anthologies published by Macmillan Collector’s Library including Classic Cat Stories, Round about the Christmas Tree and Wedding Poems and Readings.

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