A Girl in Winter


A Girl in Winter | 9780571225811 | Philip Larkin

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:03/03/2005 by Faber & Faber


Lose yourself in this wintry tale of young love by the ‘best-loved English poet of the past 100 years.’ (Sunday Times)

Katherine Lind is a refugee who has become a librarian in a wartime Northern town. One winter’s day, she receives a telegram: and her thoughts drift back to falling in love with her pen-pal, Robin Fennel, on a glorious summer exchange. But on his return from the army, their reunion is not what they imagined …

‘Beautiful.’ Nina Stibbe
‘Remarkable . Diffused poetry.’ Simon Garfield
‘Highly sensitive . Reminiscent of Virginia Woolf.’ Joyce Carol Oates
‘Funny and profoundly sad.’ Andrew Motion
‘The best-loved English poet of the past 100 years.’ Sunday Times

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