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Review: Jill

User Review  - James - Goodreads

While he's much better known as a poet, it seems that Philip Larkin wrote a couple of novels as well. Jill tells the story of a young man, John Kemp, away from home for the first time, going up to ... Read full review

Review: Jill

User Review  - Emma - Goodreads

This was my first Larkin , and , despite wariness of beginning with a novel when he is more known and , possibly, more valued for his poetry , I was extremely glad I did. This is a short but charming ... Read full review

Review: Jill

User Review  - Lorraine - Goodreads

Larkin really slammed this so I wasn't expecting much. But really, it's more skilful than he gives it credit for. Yes, it IS a bit rough -- and I do think Larkin is a better poet than novelist -- but ... Read full review

Review: Jill

User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

Best known of course as a poet, Larkin wrote a couple of novels - this is his earliest and he asks for the indulgence traditionally awarded juvenilia in an introduction so engaging it threatens to ... Read full review


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