//Poetry

  • L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated “Female Byron”

    Lucasta Miller

    On 15 October 1838, the body of a thirty-six-year-old woman was found in Cape Coast Castle, West Africa, a bottle of Prussic acid in her hand. She was one of the most famous English poets of her day. The story of her life, and the cover-up following her death, is extraordinary.

    Hardback £25.00
  • Counting Backwards: Poems 1975-2017

    Helen Dunmore

    She won the Costa Prize for her final collection, ‘Inside The Wave’. This retrospective covers 10 collections.

    Paperback £14.99
  • O Positive

    Joe Dunthorne

    An entertaining collection from this popular young(ish) author best known for his novels ‘Submarine’ and ‘The Adulterants’.

    Paperback £10.99
  • The Uncertain Land and Other Poems

    Introduction by Nikolai Tolstoy

    Posthumously published poems by the author of the Aubrey/Maturin Napoleonic novels.

    Hardback £12.99
  • Words From the Wall

    Adam Thorpe

    Poems of place and deracination: a fine new collection by the author of ‘Ulverton’, ‘Missing Fay’ and, most recently, ‘Notes from the Cevennes’ .

    Paperback £10.00
  • A New Divan: A Lyrical Dialogue between East & West

    edited by Bill Swainson & Barbara Schwepcke

    The 200th anniversary of Johann Wolfgang Goethe’s West-Eastern Divan forms the inspiration for A New Divan (Gingko, 2019), a multi-lingual collection of poems and translations on Goethe’s original themes from a roster of twenty-four leading poets in eleven languages, with facing English translations. With an introduction by Daniel Barenboim.

    We are delighted that two of the poets involved in this project will speak at Sandoe’s on 2nd July – booking essential. Please see here for more details.

    Hardback £20.00
  • Christina Rossetti: Poetry in Art

    Nicholas Tromans

    Exploring the connection between CR’s poetry and the Pre-Raphaelite visual world that surrounded her.

    Hardback £30.00
  • Kingdomland

    Rachael Allen

    Debut collection from a former Faber New Poet and poetry editor at Granta.

    Paperback £10.99
  • Poems of Paris

    Edited by Emily Fragos

    A new, elegantly produced anthology that includes Ronsard, Villon, Baudelaire, Mallarmé, Verlaine, Apollinaire, Eluard, Desnos and Prévert, as well as foreign poets such as Wilde, Rilke, Ferlinghetti, Stein and Mandelstam.

    Hardback £10.99