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The Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family (Unabridged)

by John Lithgow

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Description

This unique package provides a unique poetry experience from one of today's most beloved performers. John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poems and has gathered his famous friends to read them. The wide variety of carefully selected poetry in this audiobook provides the perfect introduction to reel in those who are new to poetry, and for poetry lovers to experience beloved verses in a fresh, vivid way. Lithgow offers insightful and sometimes poignant commentary to accompany each poem. His essential criterion is that "each poem's light shines more brightly when read aloud". William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allen Poe, and Dylan Thomas are just a few names among Lithgow's comprehensive list of poetry masters. Family members can take turns listening to these poems and enjoy how each comes to life through the spoken word in this engaging poetry collection.

Customer Reviews

Thank you, Mr. Lithgow!

This audio book is a spontaneous act of kindness. Fifty great poets of the English Language, selected by Lithgow, and read by him and some very special friends. The surprise comes at the end, when the other readers are credited - it's a star-studded cast! If your love of poetry has grown cold and needs to be rekindled, or if you want to feed your soul on some of the finest words written in English (and performed brilliantly), then this book is for you. Or maybe you've never developed the love of poetry, for whatever reason - then this too is a book for you. Mr. Lithgow's own explanations for why he chose a particular poet or a particular poem add a lot to the appreciation of each piece.

I'm an audiobook fanatic, and of the hundreds I've listened to, this ranks as one of the very, very best.

John Lithgow, The Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family (Unabridged)
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  • Narrator: Morgan Freeman
  • Published: 2007
  • Category: Drama & Poetry
  • Provider: Hachette Audio
  • Presented by Audible.com

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