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Title: THE POETRY PHARMACY
TRIED-AND-TRUE PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THE HEART, MIND AND SOUL
By: William Sieghart
Format: Hardback

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ISBN 10: 1846149541
ISBN 13: 9781846149542
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Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 28 September, 2017
Pages: 176
Synopsis: 'Truly a marvellous collection ... There is 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 - the whole collection is a matchless compound of hug, tonic and kiss' Stephen FryAs heard on BBC Radio 4, the essential prescriptions from William Sieghart's poetic dispensarySometimes only a poem will do. These poetic prescriptions and wise words of advice offer comfort, delight and inspiration for all; a space for reflection, and a chance to realize - I'm not the only one who feels like this.In the years since he first had the idea of prescribing short, powerful poems for all manner of spiritual ailments, William Sieghart has taken his Poetry Pharmacy around the length and breadth of Britain, into the pages of the Guardian, onto BBC Radio 4 and onto the television, honing his prescriptions all the time. This pocket-sized book presents the most essential poems in his dispensary: those which, again and again, have really shown themselves to work. Whether you are suffering from loneliness, lack of courage, heartbreak, hopelessness, or even from an excess of ego, there is something here to ease your pain.'The book is delightful; it rightly resituates poetryin relation to its biggest and most serious task: helping us to live and diewell' Alain de Botton
Publication: UK
Imprint: Particular Books
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