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Collected Poems

Collected Poems( )
Author: Thomas, Edward 1878-1917
Created by: de la Mare, Walter
ISBN:978-1-361-45275-2
Publication Date:Aug 2016
Publisher:Creative Media Partners, LLC
Imprint:Wentworth Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 x 0.48 Inches
Book Weight:0.71 Pounds
Author Biography
Thomas, Edward 1878-1917 (Author)
Born in a Kent village, Walter de la Mare was born on April 25, 1873. He was an English poet, short story writer and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works for children and for his poem "The Listeners". His 1921 novel Memoirs of a Midget won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and his post-war Collected Stories for Children won the 1947 Carnegie Medal for British children's books.

De la Mare's first book, Songs of Childhood, was published under the name Walter Ramal. He worked in the statistics department of the London office of Standard Oil for eighteen years to support his family, but nevertheless found time to write. De la Mare suffered from a coronary thrombosis in 1947 and died of another in 1956. His ashes are buried in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral, where he had once been a choirboy.

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