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ISBN: 1852243627
Author: Adrian Mitchell
Language: English
Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd (October 3, 1996)
Pages: 160
Category: Poetry
Subcategory: Literature
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Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996.

Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996.

Blue Coffee: Poems, 1985-95 Paperback – 1 Jan 1996. by. Adrian Mitchell (Author).

His nakedly political poems are sung and recited at demonstrations and mass rallies; his poems about nuclear war, Vietnam, prisons, and . Ever since Out Loud in 1968, Adrian Mitchell has been one of Europe's bestselling poets

His nakedly political poems are sung and recited at demonstrations and mass rallies; his poems about nuclear war, Vietnam, prisons, and racism have become part o. .Ever since Out Loud in 1968, Adrian Mitchell has been one of Europe's bestselling poets. His most nakedly political poems - about nuclear war, Vietnam, prisons and racism - have become part of the folklore of the Left, sung and recited at demonstrations and mass rallies.

Adrian Mitchell was born near Hampstead Heath, north London. Blue Coffee: Poems 1985–1996 (Bloodaxe, 1996; 1997 reprint, ISBN 978-1852243623). He was educated at Monkton Combe School in Bath. Heart on the Left: Poems 1953–1984 (Bloodaxe, 1997; ISBN 978-1852244255). Balloon Lagoon and Other Magic Islands of Poetry, illus. Tony Ross (Orchard Books, 1997; ISBN 978-1860396595). Nobody Rides the Unicorn, illus.

Adrian Mitchell also wrote poems and stories for children. In Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996 (1996) there are memories of being evacuated as a child during the Second World War, in ‘Spitfire Daydream’. His poetry books include his collected poems, Balloon Lagoon (1997) and Daft as a Doughnut (2004), which was chosen by the Poetry Book Society as the year’s best single author collection of children’s poems. He wrote three story books about Baron Munchausen, a series of books about two children who adopt a mammoth, and adaptations of well-known tales such as Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling (1994) and The Steadfast Tin Soldier (1996).

Ever since Out Loud in 1968, Adrian Mitchell has been one of Europe's bestselling poets. Bloodaxe already publishes Adrian Mitchell's Greatest Hits - his 'forty Golden Greats'. This new book brings together the poems he has written since his last collection, On the Beach at Cambridge, appeared in 1985.

Find nearly any book by Adrian Mitchell (page 2). Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996. ISBN 9781852243623 (978-1-85224-362-3) Softcover, Bloodaxe Books, 1996. Find signed collectible books: 'Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996'. Mammoth Sails Tonight! (Oberon Books).

The programme includes readings of poetry by Sarah Kay and Adrian Mitchell, and Sharon Olds' poem True Love. There's music from Stream of Sound, Ray Charles and Nina Simone, and John Martyn sings May you Never. Readers: Rachel Atkins and George Irving. Produced by Rosie Boulton A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4. Show less.

Adrian Mitchell (1932-2008) was a prolific poet, playwright and children’s writer. Adrian Mitchell’s Greatest Hits: His 40 Golden Greats (1991) was followed by Heart on the Left: Poems 1953-1984 (1997), Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996 (1996), All Shook Up: Poems 1997-2000 (2000), The Shadow Knows: Poems 2000-2004 (2004) and the posthumous Tell Me Lies: Poems 2005-2008 (2009), and then by his. retrospective Come On Everybody: Poems 1953-2008 (2012).

Ever since Out Loud in 1968, Adrian Mitchell has been one of Europe's bestselling poets. His poetry's simplicity, clarity, passion and humour show his allegiance to a vital, popular tradition embracing William Blake as well as the Border Ballads and the blues. His most nakedly political poems - about nuclear war, Vietnam, prisons and racism - have become part of the folklore of the Left, sung and recited at demonstrations and mass rallies.Bloodaxe already publishes Adrian Mitchell's Greatest Hits - his 'forty Golden Greats'. This new book brings together the poems he has written since his last collection, On the Beach at Cambridge, appeared in 1985. It will be followed in 1997 by Heart on the Left: Poems 1953-1984, making all his work available in the year of his 65th birthday.

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