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  • "Perfect poetry collection"

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    I really enjoyed this collection: both Lithgow's commentary which was insightful and funny, and hearing the different, sometimes familiar voices reciting the poems. There is a lot of a variety here and so for most listeners, there will be old and new favourites. This is a lovely collection to have and to give - you can't really go wrong.

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    The Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By John Lithgow
    • Narrated By John Lithgow, Morgan Freeman, Susan Sarandon, and others
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    John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poems and has gathered his famous friends to read them. The wide variety of carefully selected poetry in this audiobook provides the perfect introduction to reel in those who are new to poetry, and for poetry lovers to experience beloved verses in a fresh, vivid way. Lithgow offers insightful and sometimes poignant commentary to accompany each poem. His essential criterion is that "each poem's light shines more brightly when read aloud".

    Anna says: "Perfect poetry collection"
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