The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul

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Description

'A matchless compound of hug, tonic and kiss' Stephen Fry
' I keep my copy with the brandy and aspirin' Jeanette Winterson

Sometimes only a poem will do. For countless people, the poetic prescriptions and wise words of advice from William Sieghart's bestselling Poetry Pharmacy have offered comfort, delight and inspiration; a space for reflection, and that precious realization - I'm not the only one who feels like this .

'Marvellous ... balm for the soul, fire for the belly, a cooling compress for the fevered brow, solace for the wounded, an arm around the lonely shoulder' Stephen Fry

'Delightful; it rightly resituates poetry in relation to its biggest and most serious task: helping us to live and die well' Alain de Botton

'Sieghart's enthusiasm for poetry is so generous, optimistic and open-hearted, it's hard to resist' Evening Standard

'One for the bedside, a solace for sleepless nights' Daily Mail

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.49
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780141987576

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