The Orange and other poems

The Orange and other poems

Fiction & Poetry, Poetry
Hardback Published on: 09/11/2023
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The Orange and other poems
A reminder that it's a blessing to be alive
I absolutely devoured this collection in one sitting, and went back again and again to my favourites. Perfectly heartwarming and so grounded, Wendy Cope is... READ MORE
Esmé Sawyer
The Orange and other poems
Gorgeous little book of poetry!
I adore this little book! I was kindly sent this by the publisher and I am so glad they did, as it is such a charming little book. Wendy Cope highli... READ MORE
The Orange and other poems
A gem of a collection
Hope, joy, frustration, wit, sarcasm, grief - Wendy Cope's scope in this collection is broad, and yet it feels like a neat, coherent little set of poems, a... READ MORE
Hazel at Oxford
The Orange and other poems
It's giving hope, charm, and humour
Wendy Cope is one of those rare writers who isn't afraid to be funny. The humour and simplicity she uses strip her poems down to raw and relatable emotion.... READ MORE
Sarah Isufi
The Orange and other poems
Gorgeous collection of poems
This collection is just lovely - such a perfect gift for any poetry lovers in your life. I already knew of the poem 'The Orange' before receiving a copy bu... READ MORE
Alice Howarth
The Orange and other poems
My heart has made its mind up and I'm afraid its you
I really enjoyed this short collection of poems there is a great mix of bittersweet, funny and emotional poems in this collection and I really enjoyed read... READ MORE
Eleanor  Raper


'My heart has made its mind up.' 'And I'm afraid it's you.' The Orange provides the perfect introduction to Wendy Cope, one of Britain's wittiest, best-selling and best-loved poets. In poems that can turn from laugh-out-loud funny to deeply moving, Wendy Cope offers reflections on love and life. From the joy of falling - and being - in love to ways to help you deal with a painful break-up or the memories of people loved and lost, this is a book you will want to savour and share with all your friends.

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571389513
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Weight: 130g
  • Dimensions: 185 x 123 x 9 mm

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