Reviews

  • "

    Unique ... worthily the 'people's poet Mail

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    Daily Mail
  • "

    Delightfully self-deprecating autobiography ... his prose is lovely, considered, concise and frequently frivolous, but it never strays far from the poetry that is his natural environment and, essentially, his subject

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    The Independent on Sunday
  • "A warm-hearted book about the extraordinary life of an extraordinary man. He may choose to depict himself as Mr Ordinary, but there is nothing at all ordinary about his energy or talent"

    Independent