Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life

Author(s): Andrew Motion

Literary biography

Philip Larkin, known to many through his poems, contrived to present to the world a picture of himself which kept many facets of his complicated personality hidden. This biography is written by Larkin's literary executor and close friend, Andrew Morton.

Name on half title


Product Information

Winner of Whitbread Prize (Biography) 1993 and Whitbread Book Awards: Biography Category 1993.

General Fields

  • : 9780571170654
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : March 1994
  • : 215mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 592
  • : 24pp b&w illustrations
  • : Andrew Motion
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition