With writings from Dylan Thoman to Maya Angelou and from Alice Walker to Leonard Cohen, the 60 poems in this collection span continents and generations, all with one intention: to lift the spirits.
Celebrated Canadian artist Marilyn Lightstone is a multi-talented forceand the finest voice actor of her generation. Seven nights a week, listeners tune in to Marilyn on Nocturne on The New Classical FM to hear two hours of the world's most beautiful music and poetry, beautifully read by Marilyn. Now, inspired by the many fans who have written to her about the poetry they hear on-air, Marilyn has gathered her favourites into a captivating collection. Nocturne: Poems to Linger Over also features Marilyn's original paintings. Enjoy this book of beautiful, bite-sized poetry and pictures designed to delight at any time of day or night.
Marilyn Lightstone is internationally known for her moving performances on television, stage, and screen, and equally impressive photography and painting. Much beloved for her famousrole as Miss Stacy in the classic and iconic Anne of Green Gablestelevision series, she can also currently be seen as the host of VisionTV’s popular sing-along series Your All-Time Classic Hit Parade. Marilyn is currently engaged in a monumental series of expressive reading of some of the most famous novels in English Literature like Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence, and Emily Bronte's Jane Eyre in her popular podcast Marilyn Lightstone Reads.