|类型/形式：||Records and correspondence
|提及的人：||Philip Larkin; Philip Larkin; Philip Larkin; Philip Larkin|
Philip Larkin; Anthony Thwaite
|ISBN:||0374258295 9780374258290 0571151973 9780571151974|
Facsims. on lining papers.
|描述：||xxxvi, 791 p. : ill.,  p. of plates ; 24 cm.|
List of illustrations --
Notes on Recipients --
THE LETTERS --
Index of Recipients --
|责任：||edited by Anthony Thwaite.|
There are over 700 letters in this impressive collection, to more than fifty recipients, dating from Larkin's late teens until close to his death at the age of sixty-three. He never stopped writing letters, whatever other writing droughts he suffered. Early letters to school friends including the writer Kingsley Amis form a portrait of the young artist, full of jazz, literature and obscenities; later correspondents include Barbara Pym, Robert Conquest, and his editors Faber and Faber, especially Charles Montieth.