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Philip Pacey
(David Jones and Other Wonder-Voyagers)
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Lewis Packer
(Serpentine Futures)
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Ruth Padel
(Angel)
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Ruth Padel
(52 Ways of Looking At a Poem or How Reading Modern Poetry Can Change Your Life)
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Ruth Padel
(Voodoo Shop)
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Ruth Padel
(52 Ways of Looking at a Poem: A Poem for Every Week of the Year)
Subscribers only reviewed by Anthony Radice (2005)
Bibhu Padhi
(Lines from a Legend)
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Justo Jorge Padrón
(Boston Anthology of Latin American Poets in London, bilingual text and On the Cutting Edge, selected poems, translated from the Spanish by Louis Bourne)
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Geoff Page
(Selected Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Hulse (1994)
Norman Page
(Auden and Isherwood: The Berlin Years)
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Ra Page
(An Anthology of Short Stories by Poets, edited by Ra Page)
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Dan Pagis
(The Selected Poetry of Dan Pagis translated by Stephen Mitchell)
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Camille Paglia
(Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson)
Subscribers only reviewed by Nicolas Tredell (1991)
Mark Pajak
(Spitting Distance)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alison Brackenbury (2017)
Michael Palmer
(Sun)
Subscribers only reviewed by T.J.G. Harris (1992)
Michael Palmer
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Penelope Palmer
(The Lamp)
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Samuel Palmer
(The Parting Light, Selected Writings of Samuel Palmer, edited by Mark Abley )
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(The Paradise Commissionaire)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alison Brackenbury (2014)
Ayyappa Paniker
(Twentieth Century Malayalam Literature, vol. 2, edited by Ayyappa Paniker)
Subscribers only reviewed by W.N. Herbert (2001)
Ethan Paquin
(The Makeshift)
Subscribers only reviewed by David C. Ward (2003)
Jay Parini
(Theodore Roethke: An American Romantic)
Subscribers only reviewed by Nicolas Tredell (1982)
Jay Parini
(Anthracite Country)
Subscribers only reviewed by Rachel Hadas (1983)
Joseph Parisi
(A History of Poetry in Letters - The First Fifty Years 1912-1962, compiled and edited by Joseph Parisi and Stephen Young)
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Deborah Parker
(Inferno Revealed)
Subscribers only reviewed by Philip Terry (2014)

(Antinopolis)
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Mark Parker
(Inferno Revealed)
Subscribers only reviewed by Philip Terry (2014)
Michael Parker
(The Vandals)
Subscribers only reviewed by David C. Ward (2000)
Dean Parkin
(Irresistible to Women)
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Tim Parks
(Loving Roger)
Subscribers only reviewed by Jem Poster (1988)
Sandeep Parmar
(The Marble Orchard)
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Sandeep Parmar
(Eidolon)
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Patrick Parrinder
(Authors and Authority: A Study of English Literary Criticism and its Relation to Culture 1750-1900)
Subscribers only reviewed by David Levy (1979)
Patrick Parrinder
(The Failure of Theory: Essays on Criticism and Contemporary Fiction)
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Gwyn Parry
(The Hurricane)
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Idris Parry
(Speak Silence)
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John Parry
(Interchange: A Practical Resource for Critical Interpretation)
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Kenneth Parry
(The Windeater: Te Kaihau)
Subscribers only reviewed by Jem Poster (1988)
Clere Parsons
(The Air Between: Poems of Clere Parsons)
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Linda Pastan
(Carnival Evening: New and Selected Poems 1968-1998)
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Linda Pastan
(The Last Uncle)
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Boris Pasternak
(Poems, chosen and translated by Lydia Pasternak Slater)
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Alasdair Paterson
(Terra Nova)
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Alasdair Paterson
(elsewhere or thereabouts)
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Alistair Paterson
(Odysseus Rex, illustrated by Nigel Brown)
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Don Paterson
(Landing Light)
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Don Paterson
(New British Poetry, edited by Don Paterson and Charles Simic)
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Don Paterson
(Rain)
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Don Paterson
(Rain)
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Anthony Paul
(OBE POSTMA, What the Poet Must Know, translated by Anthony Paul)
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Tom Paulin
(A State of Justice)
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Tom Paulin
(The Strange Museum)
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Tom Paulin
(Liberty Tree)
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Tom Paulin
(The Strange Museum)
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Tom Paulin
(The Faber Book of Vernacular Verse)
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Tom Paulin
(Minotaur: Poetry and the Nation State)
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Tom Paulin
(Walking a Line)
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Tom Paulin
(Walking A Line: New and Selected Poems)
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Tom Paulin
(The Wind Dog)
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Tom Paulin
(The Invasion Handbook)
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Tom Paulin
(The Road to Inver)
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Tom Paulin
(Love's Bonfire)
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Tom Paulin
(New Selected Poems)
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George Pavlopoulos
(The Cellar)
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Ernst Pawel
(The Nightmare of Reason: a Life of Franz Kafka)
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Octavio Paz
(One Earth, Four or Five Worlds, translated by Helen R. Lane)
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Octavio Paz
(One Earth, Four or Five Worlds, translated by Helen R. Lane and The Labyrinth of Solitude, translated by Lysander Kemp )
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Mollie Peacock
(The Second Blush)
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M.R. Peacocke
(Selves)
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Mervyn Peake
(Collected Poems, edited and introduced by R.W. Maslen)
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Brian Louis Pearce
(The Vision of Piers Librarian)
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Derek Pearsall
(Old English and Middle English Poetry, Routledge History of English Poetry, Vol. 1)
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John Peck
(Argura and Poems and Translations of Hi-Lo)
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John Peck
(Collected Shorter Poems 1966-1996)
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John Peck
(Contradance)
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Michael Pennington
(Hamlet: A User's Guide)
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Valentine Penrose
(Poems and Narrations, translated by Roy Edwards )
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(Sciences of Modernism: Ethnography, Sexology, and Psychology)
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Marjorie Perloff
(The Poetics of Indeterminacy: Rimbaud to Cage)
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Marjorie Perloff
(Unoriginal Genius: Poetry by Other Means in the New Century)
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Walter Perrie
(Caravanserai)
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Fernando Pessoa
(The Keeper of Sheep, translated by Edwin Honig and Susan M. Brown)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1987)
Fernando Pessoa
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1988)
Fernando Pessoa
(Message, translated by Jonathan Griffin)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1993)

(Go to reception and ask for Sara in red felt tip)
Subscribers only reviewed by Rebecca Varley-Winter (2015)
Alexander Peter
(Roy Campbell: A Critical Biography)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alan Munton (1982)
Anne Peters
(Rings of Green)
Subscribers only reviewed by Andrew Swarbrick (1983)
György Petri
(Night Song of the Personal Shadow: Selected Poems translated by Clive Wilmer and George Gömöri)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1992)
Mario Petrucci
(Heavy Water: A Poem for Chernobyl)
reviewed by Sasha Dugdale (2004)
Henri Peyre
(Victor Hugo: Philosophy and Poetry, translated by Roda Roberts)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Clark (1981)
Tadeus Pfeifer
(The Basalt Womb: Selected Poems, translated by Pamela Hardyment and Vishnu Khare)
reviewed by David Constantine (2004)
Ellen Phethean
(Breath)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alison Brackenbury (2011)
Caryl Phillips
(A State of Independence)
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Hulse (1989)
Catherine Phillips
(Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Victorian Visual World)
Subscribers only reviewed by Matías Serra Bradford (2008)
Douglas Phillips
(Sir Lewis Morris)
Subscribers only reviewed by Sam Adams (1982)
Tom Pickard
(Custom & Exile)
Subscribers only reviewed by C.B. McCully (1986)
Marge Piercy
(Stone, Paper, Knife)
Subscribers only reviewed by Chris McCully (1984)
Marge Piercy
(My Mother's Body)
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W.S. di Piero
(The Restorers)
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Katherine Pierpoint
(Truffle Beds)
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John Pikoulis
(Alun Lewis: A Life )
Subscribers only reviewed by Peter Levi (1985)
Janos Pilinszky
(Crater, translated by Peter Jay)
Subscribers only reviewed by Paul Wilkins (1980)
Janos Pilinszky
(Passio)
Subscribers only reviewed by Tara Bergin (2013)
John Pilling
(Autobiography and Imagination: Studies in Self-Scrutiny)
Subscribers only reviewed by Bernard Bergonzi (1982)
John Pilling
Subscribers only reviewed by Richard Swigg (1983)
John Pilling
(50 Modern European Poets)
Subscribers only reviewed by Peter Levi (1983)
Robert Pinsky
(Jersey Rain)
Subscribers only reviewed by David C. Ward (2000)
Harold Pinter
(Collected Poems and Prose)
Subscribers only reviewed by David Kennedy (1991)
Heinz Piontek
(Selected Poems translated by Ewald Osers)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1995)
David Piper
(The Image of the Poet: British Poets and their Portraits)
Subscribers only reviewed by Nicolas Tredell (1984)
Ruth Pitter
(Collected Poems with an introduction by Elizabeth Jennings)
Subscribers only reviewed by Kate Price (1997)
Al Pittman
(Once when I was drowning )
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Hulse (1985)
Gill Plain
(Women's Fiction of the Second World War: Gender, Power, Resistance)
Subscribers only reviewed by Janet Montefiore (1997)
Sylvia Plath
(Letters Home: Correspondence 1950-1963, edited by Aurelia Schober Plath)
Subscribers only reviewed by Eric Homberger (1977)
Stanley Plumly
(The Marriage in the Trees)
Subscribers only reviewed by David C. Ward (1998)
Dana Podracka
(Forty Four, translated by Robert Welch)
Subscribers only reviewed by Carmen Bugan (2006)
Patricia Pogson
(A Crackle From The Larder)
Subscribers only reviewed by David Kennedy (1992)
Luis Poirot
(Pablo Neruda: Absence and Presence, with translations by Alastair Reid)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1991)
Velma Pollard
(Shame Trees Don't Grow Here... But Poincianas Bloom)
Subscribers only reviewed by Ruth Morse (1994)

(Pamela Hansford Johnson: Her Life, Works and Times)
Subscribers only reviewed by Nicolas Tredell (2015)
Robert Pollet
(Poetical Works)
Subscribers only reviewed by David Kennedy (1993)
Jacob Polley
(The Brink)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Lyon (2005)
Katha Pollitt
(The Mind/Body Problem)
Subscribers only reviewed by Tim Liardet (2013)
Alvaro Pombo
(The Hero of the Big House, translated by Margaret Jull Costa)
Subscribers only reviewed by Harry Guest (1990)
Francis Ponge
(Selected Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1996)
Adrian Poole
(Tragedy - Shakespeare and the Greek Example)
Subscribers only reviewed by Martin Jarrett-Kerr (1988)
Diana Pooley
(Like This)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alison Brackenbury (2011)
Vasko Popa
(The Golden Apple)
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Cayley (1981)
Vasko Popa
(The Golden Apple)
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Cayley (1981)
Vasko Popa
(Collected Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by Steve King (1999)
Vasko Popa
(The Golden Apple)
Subscribers only reviewed by Fiona Sampson (2011)
Vasko Popa
(Complete Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by Tara Bergin (2012)
Deborah Pope
(Mortal World)
Subscribers only reviewed by Nathan Ewer (1996)
Ian Pople
(An Occasional Lean-to)
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Ian Pople
(Saving Spaces)
Subscribers only reviewed by Joey Connolly (2011)
Katrina Porteous
(The Lost Music)
Subscribers only reviewed by Caroline Sylge (1997)
Peter Porter
(English Subtitles)
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Hulse (1981)
Peter Porter
(Collected Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Ash (1983)
Peter Porter
(Fast Forward)
Subscribers only reviewed by C.B. McCully (1985)
Peter Porter
(The Automatic Oracle)
Subscribers only reviewed by Neil Powell (1989)
Peter Porter
(Rivers)
Subscribers only reviewed by Judith Willson (2003)
Peter Porter
(Better than God)
reviewed by Tim Liardet (2009)
Dennis Potter
(Ticket to Ride)
Subscribers only reviewed by David Marriott (1988)
Kate Potts
(Pure Hustle)
Subscribers only reviewed by Charlie Cocksedge (2012)
Ezra Pound
(End to Torment, with poems from Hilda's Book)
Subscribers only reviewed by Andrew Howdle (1981)
Ezra Pound
Subscribers only reviewed by Peter Robinson (1985)
Ezra Pound
Subscribers only reviewed by Richard Luckett (1985)
Ezra Pound
Subscribers only reviewed by Nigel Wheale (1985)
Ezra Pound
(Pound's Artists: Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts in London, Paris and Italy, edited by Richard Humphries and Pound/Lewis: the Letters of Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis, edited by Timothy Materer)
Subscribers only reviewed by James Malpas (1986)
Ezra Pound
(Selected Poems and Translations, ed. Richard Sieburth )
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Omar Pound
(The Dying Sorcerer)
Subscribers only reviewed by C.B. McCully (1986)
Grosvenor Powell
(Language as Being in the Poetry of Yvor Winters)
Subscribers only reviewed by Dick Davis (1981)
Neil Powell
(At the Edge, Carpenters of Light: A Critical Study of Contemporary British Poetry, and Out of Time)
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Neil Powell
(A Season of Calm Weather)
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Neil Powell
(Roy Fuller: Writer and Society)
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Neil Powell
(George Crabbe: An English Life 1754-1832)
Subscribers only reviewed by Norman Scarfe (2005)
Neil Powell
(Proof of Identity)
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Neil Powell
(Benjamin Britten: A Life for Music)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Matthias (2013)
John Powell Ward
(Selected and New Poems)
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(Lapstrake)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alison Brackenbury (2016)
Chris Preddle
(Cattle Console Him)
Subscribers only reviewed by Rachel Redford (2011)
Jacques Préevert
(Selected Poems, translated by Sarah Lawson)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (2004)
Christopher Prendergast
(The Order of Mimesis: Balzac, Stendhal, Nerval, Flaubert)
Subscribers only reviewed by Nicolas Tredell (1987)
Frances Presley
(Paravane: New and Selected Poems 1996-2003)
Subscribers only reviewed by David Kennedy (2005)
Anthony Price
(For the Good of the State)
Subscribers only reviewed by Marghanita Laski (1987)
Jonathan Price
(Everything Must Go)
Subscribers only reviewed by Paul McLoughlin (1987)
Richard Price
(Lucky Day)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Muckle (2005)
Richard Price
(Greenfields)
Subscribers only reviewed by Simon Smith (2007)
Stephen Prickett
(Words and "The Word": language, poetics and biblical interpretation)
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Alison Prince
(The Whifflet Train)
Subscribers only reviewed by Richard Price (2005)
F.T. Prince
(Afterword on Rupert Brooke)
Subscribers only reviewed by Paul Wilkins (1979)
F.T. Prince
(Collected Poem)
Subscribers only reviewed by Neil Powell (1980)
F.T. Prince
(Later On)
Subscribers only reviewed by Chris McCully (1984)
F.T. Prince
(Walks in Rome)
Subscribers only reviewed by Neil Powell (1989)
F.T. Prince
(Collected Poems 1935-1992)
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Simon Pringle
(Das Booty )
Subscribers only reviewed by Chris Miller (2014)
William H. Pritchard
(Frost: A Literary Life Reconsidered)
Subscribers only reviewed by E.W.F. Tomlin (1986)
William H. Pritchard
(Randall Jarrell, A Literary Life)
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William T. Pritchard
(Seeing Through Everything: English Writers 1918-1940)
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Frederic Prokosch
(Voices: a memoir)
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Wyatt Prunty
(The Times Between)
Subscribers only reviewed by Dick Davis (1982)
Wyatt Prunty
(Domestic of the Outer Bank)
Subscribers only reviewed by Dick Davis (1982)
Wyatt Prunty
(The Run of the House)
Subscribers only reviewed by Richard Francis (1993)
J.H. Prynne
(Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by Dennis Keene (1983)
J.H. Prynne
(Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alan Halsey (1983)
J.H. Prynne
reviewed by James Keery (1997)
J.H. Prynne
(Biting the Air)
Subscribers only reviewed by John Muckle (2004)
J.H. Prynne
(The White Stones)
Subscribers only reviewed by Ian Brinton (2016)
Sheenagh Pugh
(Crowded by Shadows)
Subscribers only reviewed by Deborah Mitchell (1979)
Sheenagh Pugh
(Earth Studies and Other Voyages)
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Bird (1984)
Sheenagh Pugh
(Beware Falling Tortoises)
Subscribers only reviewed by Jeremy Hooker (1988)
Sheenagh Pugh
(Sing for the Taxman)
Subscribers only reviewed by T.J.G. Harris (1993)
Manuel Puig
(Blood of Requited Love, translated by Jan L. Grayson and The Buenos Aires Affair, translated by Suzanne Jill Levine)
Subscribers only reviewed by Harry Guest (1990)
Sally Purcell
(Dark of Day)
Subscribers only reviewed by Matt Simpson (1979)
Sally Purcell
(Collected Poems)
Subscribers only reviewed by Kate Keogan (2003)
Al Purdy
(Being Alive: Poems 1958-78)
Subscribers only reviewed by Michael Hulse (1986)
Alexander Pushkin
(The Bronze Horseman and other poems, translated by D. M. Thomas )
Subscribers only reviewed by John Pilling (1983)
Alexander Pushkin
(The Gypsies and Other Narrative Poems, translated by Antony Wood with engravings by Simon Brett)
reviewed by Elaine Feinstein (2007)
Rodney Pybus
(At the Stone Junction)
Subscribers only reviewed by Matt Simpson (1980)
Rodney Pybus
(Flying Blues)
Subscribers only reviewed by Patrick McGuinness (1995)

(Smoke that Thunders)
Subscribers only reviewed by Alison Brackenbury (2016)
Avril Pyman
(The Life of Aleksandr Blok. Volume I: 'The Distant Thunder 1880-1908' and Volume II: 'The Release of Harmony 1908-1924')
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