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The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray - Les Murray

The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray


Published: 24th October 2012
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From his life's work so far, spanning more than four decades, Les Murray has selected these 100 poems, his personal best. Including classics such as The Broad Bean Sermon, An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow and The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever, this collection is guaranteed to delight Murray fans and introduce new readers to his work. It is a treasure trove of the best poems ever written in Australia.

About the Author

Les Murray is Australia's leading poet. He lives with his wife Valerie and his two youngest children in Bunyah, near Taree in NSW.

He has published some thirty books. He has been made AO and has an honorary D.Litt. from both the University of New England and the University of New South Wales. His work is studied in schools and universities around Australia and has been translated into about half a dozen foreign languages.


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  • Beautiful
  • Broad Appeal
  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Great Structure
  • Insightful
  • Witty


    Best Uses

    • Essential Australian
    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Reference
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray:

    It's Australia's own poetry, Les Murray speaks to us and for us. Essential for the bookshelf of all reading Australians. An ideal gift for non-Australians too - it helps 'explain' us to them.

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    ISBN: 9781863955843
    ISBN-10: 1863955844
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 128
    Published: 24th October 2012
    Publisher: Black Inc.
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 14.0  x 1.7
    Weight (kg): 20.6
    Edition Number: 1