Frases de Walter de la Mare
Walter de la Mare
Data de nascimento: 25. Abril 1873
Data de falecimento: 22. Junho 1956
Walter John de la Mare was an English poet, short story writer and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works for children, for his poem "The Listeners", and for a highly acclaimed selection of subtle psychological horror stories, amongst them "Seaton's Aunt" and "All Hallows".
His 1921 novel Memoirs of a Midget won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, and his post-war Collected Stories for Children won the 1947 Carnegie Medal for British children's books.
Citações Walter de la Mare
„Bang! Now the animal
Is dead and dumb and done.
Nevermore to peep again, creep again, leap again,
Eat or sleep or drink again, oh, what fun!“
— Walter de la Mare, Rhymes and Verses: Collected Poems for Young People