Waiting on the Word Paperback

A Poem a Day for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany

by Malcolm Guite

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Made of the finest festive words to grace the English tongue, this collection of poems will bless your ears, mind, and soul. 

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Waiting on the Word

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For every day from Advent Sunday to Christmas Day and beyond, the bestselling poet Malcolm Guite chooses a favourite poem from across the Christian spiritual and English literary traditions and offers incisive seasonal reflections on it.

A scholar of poetry as well as a renowned poet himself, his knowledge is deep and wide and he offers readers a soul-food feast for Advent.

Among the classic and contemporary writers he includes are:

  • George Herbert,
  • John Donne,
  • T S Eliot,
  • Christina Rossetti,
  • John Keble,
  • W H Auden,
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins,
  • Gwyneth Lewis,
  • Micheal O'Siadhail,
  • Thomas Hardy,
  • John Masefield and many others.

He also includes a selection of his own highly praised work.

Waiting on the Word by Malcolm Guite was published by Canterbury Press Norwich in August 2015 and is our 15525th best seller. The ISBN for Waiting on the Word is 9781848258006.

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Details for Waiting on the Word

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCanterbury Press Norwich (August 2015)
Number of Pages144
Thickness10 mm
Height216 mm
Width135 mm
Product Code4325215
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