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Green and Pleasant Land

Extent: 192 pages

Size: 198x129mm

Publication Date:

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781782433019

Categories: Nostalgia

About the Book

Our rolling fields and verdant countryside have ever inspired some of the finest verse by our most cherished poets, and the very best are brought together in this thoughtful and enjoyable anthology.

Green and Pleasant Land features such best-loved poets as Keats, Larkin, Shakespeare, Hopkins and Wordsworth, who effortlessly conjure relaxing and nostalgic images of a better time and place.

Be transported to a more lush and vibrant world with this celebration of all the beauty of our language and land. The perfect addition to any poetry lover's collection.

About the Author

Ana Sampson grew up in Kent. She studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield and gained a BA and MA before starting a career in publishing PR. Ana has contributed articles to various publications including Writers' Market UK, The Book Club Bible and The Bookseller. She has appeared on television and radio discussing books, book clubs, teenage diaries and poetry. She has compiled several collections of poetry for Michael O'Mara Books including I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, Tyger Tyger Burning Bright, Poems to Learn by Heart and Green and Pleasant Land.


  • 'A delight to read, whatever the season... reminds the reader of everything brightest and best in the British countryside', The Field
  • 'A delightful anthology which will appeal to all who love our "green and pleasant land"', This England
  • 'Favourites from the great pastoral poets born up until the early 20th century, with an opening selection of classics inspired by the English landscape', Country Life
  • 'A poetic journey through the British countryside', NFU Countryside magazine
  • 'Catapults one into the countryside chronicling the glories of every season in verse', Good Book Guide