About this book
The Poet Laureate and an all star line up of other poets come together to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth I in this book. It features 60 poems from 60 poets, one for each year of the Queen's reign, and offers a unique portrayal of the country and times in which we have lived since 1952. Contributors include Simon Armitage, Wendy Cope, Jackie Kay, Andrew Motion and Don Paterson.
To mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne, the author brings together a dazzling array of contemporary poets to write about each of the sixty years of Her Majesty's reign. This title offers a portrayal of the country and times in which we have lived since 1953.
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