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Waterstones Ballymena celebrate National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day falls at the start of October and this year Waterstones have decided to dedicate their next book club to poems of all kind.

National Poetry Day falls at the start of October and this year Waterstones have decided to dedicate their next book club to poems of all kind.

Waterstones book club will be discussing The World’s Wife by Carol Ann Duffy. Everyone can pick their favourite poem from the book and we ask everyone to bring along a favourite poem or a poem that means something special to them.
That way we will all be introduced to new work along with reading this poems by Carol Ann Duffy who is currently the Poet Laureate.
Waterstones Ballymena celebrate National Poetry Day

Waterstones Ballymena celebrate National Poetry Day

This unique collection of poems from the Poet Laureate, filled with her characteristic wit, is a feminist classic and a modern take on age-old mythology.

Who? Him. The Husband. Hero. Hunk.
The Boy Next Door. The Paramour. The Je t’adore.

Behind every famous man is a great woman – and from the quick-tongued Mrs Darwin to the lascivious Frau Freud, from the adoring Queen Kong to the long-suffering wife of the Devil himself, each one steps from her counterpart’s shadow to tell her side of the story in this irresistible collection.

Original, subversive, full of imagination and quicksilver wit, The World’s Wife is Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy at her beguiling best. (Source)

There will be coffee and cake as normal and as always everyone is welcome to book cub on Wednesday 3rd October at 7pm.