ISBN 9780241962633,The Poetry of Sex

The Poetry of Sex


Sophie Hannah


Penguin Books



Penguin Books

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9780241962633

ISBN-10 0241962633

Paper Back

Number of Pages 240 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Fifty Shades of Poetry-a no-holds-barred, highly enjoyable anthology of writing about sex. Shocking in the best sense of the word, it will provoke readers to think afresh about sex and desire.
Its the way that you say I dont usually do this.
Romance and poetry seem to go hand in hand but-implicit, explicit, nuanced or starkly frank-sex itself has long been a staple subject for poets.
And little has changed over the centuries, from Ovid describing a summer afternoon of love-making to Rosemary Tonks telling the Story of a Hotel Room.
Sophie Hannahs selection ranges from ancient Rome to modern New York, from gay to straight, from marital bliss to furtive adultery, but her principle has been to go low on the sugar and high on the excitement..
About the Author: Sophie Hannah
Sophie Hannah has published five collections of poetry. Her fifth Pessimism for Beginners was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Award in 2007. She also writes internationally successful psychological crime thrillers. She lives with her husband and children in Cambridge