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  1. Is Martin Amis colonising Larkinland?

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    Who could be surprised to see that Martin Amis has edited a new selection of Philip Larkin’s poems? Amis’s articles on the poet, which predictably make much of Larkin’s friendship with Kingsley Amis, have been difficult to avoid in the last year. He’s written about “Larkin’s women” in the Guardian...
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    Philip Larkin is the novelist’s poet, says Martin Amis You need to be logged in to see this part of the content. Please either subscribe or Login to access.
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    Sarah Palin: politician, commentator, poet You need to be logged in to see this part of the content. Please either subscribe or Login to access.
  4. A limerick for Larkin

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    To mark the forthcoming publication of Philip Larkin’s letters to his partner, Monica Jones, the poet Michael Horovitz has penned Prospect a miniature review in verse: In memoriam dear old P.A.L. (1922-1985) A lonely librarian in Hull Found his life increasingly dull: In poems and letters He unbound his heart’s...


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