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I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller
Terry Hayes
Legends of King Arthur: Idylls of the King
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Norton Anthology of Poetry
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Three Tang Dynasty Poets (Little Black Classics #09)

Three Tang Dynasty Poets (Little Black Classics #09) - Wang Wei, Li Po, Tu Fu Pastoral poetry from three Tang dynasty poets; Wang Wei, Li Po and Tu Fu, in eighth century China.

The full beauty of the poems is obviously lost in translation, but they are evocative of eighth century China with their wonderful descriptions of nature and common people feeling the desire to remain embedded in their cultures and heritage.

Personally, the poems were not for me, but I choose poems for their theme and country of origin, and Chinese poetry or literature is not of interest to me. But the enjoyment, whilst minimal, was there because of their natural flow and evocation of feelings.