Ode Less Travelled

Version: Abridged
Author: Stephen Fry
Narrator: Stephen Fry
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Poetry
Publisher: Random House (Audio) (UK)
Published In: November 2005
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 7 hours
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'One of the many joys of being Stephen Fry's editor is his ability to surprise me,' says Sue Freestone. She knew he'd really done it this time when he revealed to her that he'd always had a secret passion for poetry and that his next project was a book about how to write poetry. His book gives everybody the tools to write poetry; covering the full spectrum of the different poetic forms, structures and techniques. According to Stephen it will make writing poetry fun, easy, satisfying, fulfilling and delightful. Here is a taste of Stephen's own efforts;
Lesbian Sappho made this form
With two beats to the final line
Her sex life wasn't quite the norm
And nor is mine.

This audiobook version is read by the man himself.

Author Details

Author Details

Fry, Stephen

Stephen Fry is the author of four novels and has written the first volume of his autobiography, Moab is My Washpot. As an actor he has been in the films "Peter's Friends," and "Wilde" and played Jeeves in the TV show "Jeeves & Wooster,"