Catching Life by the Throat

  • by Josephine Hart
  • Narrated by Ralph Fiennes, Roger Moore, Juliet Stevenson
  • 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Here is an audiobook of the hugely successful Josephine Hart Poetry Hours at the British Library. Actors such as Roger Moore and Juliet Stevenson have read poetry from Auden to Eliot and from Larkin to Plath.


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For those who think they don't like poetry.

I was only exposed to metaphysical poets in high school and developed an aversion for adult poetry. There are much read children's poetry books on my shelf but the gifts of Auden, Frost ,TS Eliot etc. have sat unread and unappreciated. I woke up to the fact that I need to HEAR poetry after a visit to my brother who can recite reams of it. Catching Life by The Throat was my first venture into really listening to poetry. This is a great selection with interesting commentary and excellent readers. Who knew that Roger Moore could do such a good job with Kipling?
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- susan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-20-2006
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK