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Philip Larkin

Radford, Coventry 1922 - Hull 1985
English poet, novelist, and librarian
(Wikipedia)
Martin Jennings
2010

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Description

Statue of Philip Larkin walking on the train station hall. On his 'shadow' in front of him is the text:

That Whitsun I was late getting away
PHILIP LARKIN poet & librarian 1922 · 1985

Around the statue there are five quotations of Larkin in black circles:

Hull - Philip Larkin To the left the sculpture The Journey

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Location (N 53°44'38" - W 0°20'44")

Item Code: gbyh045; Photograph: 25 July 2019
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