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Lision of life language and imagination with his uniue and witty wordplay His recent adaptation of The Hypochondriac playing at the Liverpool Playhouse has had fantastic reviews where as with all his writing McGough produces that rare sound an audience rocking to rhyme Susannah Clapp Observer Read mood boosting books in Townsville

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That Awkward Age

Oems responding to Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife McGough gives voice to a number of forgotten and longsuffering male figures Lord Godiva Mr Sappho Mr Blyton etcPresenter That Awkward PDFEPUB or of Radio 's Poetry Please and Britain's foremost popular poet McGough brings us this happy col A delicious slim volume of lovely poetry in classic McGough styleA nugget of Misters inspired by Carol Ann Duffy s The World s WifeA poem to Radio 4s Poetry Please programme if you please a punful

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From laundrettes to contact lenses Paul McCartney's trousers to plane crashes McGough guides us through the pitfalls and idiosyncrasies of our illogical and unexciting lives and finds the humour and drama hidden within This new collection has a bonus section in a series of wonderfully funny p Through his poetry Roger McGough has become a British National Treasure In public performance he comes across as a thoroughly likeable and humbly thankful man ualities which also shine through hi


10 thoughts on “That Awkward Age

  1. says:

    35 stars There were poems in this I really really enjoyed and others not so much This was a personal favourite The Wrong Beds Life is a hospital ward and the beds we are put inare the ones we don’t want to be inWe’d get better sooner if put over there by the windowOr by the radiator one could suffer easier thereAt night we dream of faraway placesThe Côte d’Azure all perfume and lightOr nearer homea cottage in the

  2. says:

    A lovely collection of poetry Some of the poems are hilarious and some are touching there was a great mix My favourites were To Airplanes A Fine Romance The Care Less Cat and One after Another

  3. says:

    Through his poetry Roger McGough has become a British National Treasure In public performance he comes across a

  4. says:

    A delicious slim volume of lovely poetry in classic McGough styleA nugget of Misters inspired by Carol Ann Duffy's The World's WifeA poem to Radio 4s Poetry Please programme if you please a punful piece on department stores which 'wastes the time' of the reader but oh how delightfully an account of the humilia

  5. says:

    For me this is everything poetry should be; razor sharp wit side splitting humour and insightful observations all weaved together into beautifu

  6. says:

    A mature Roger McGough but with the same spunk that I saw in The Mersey Sound Fun funny insightful

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  8. says:

    These poems are funny and sad wise and fun They are brilliantly written with content that is also well doneIf there was any poem I was reading that I felt was just average there would be a joke or imagery or a turn that made the poem greatIt's main function as a book other then to enjoy and give wise insight is other ways of looki

  9. says:

    Synopsis includes Paul McCartney's trousersMy Beatlemaniac ass 👀Jokes and Macca aside these were slap up hilarious poems You can really tell McGough had the fuckin time of his life writing these

  10. says:

    Brilliant A poet with heart soul and real wit A poet who actually wants readers to be entertained and who understands that

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