We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Church Going

Church Going

  

by Philip Larkin

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Don't quit your day job, buddy. Larkin worked as a librarian for more than 40 years, writing on the side. That's some serious staying power. (Source.)

It may not surprise you, but Larkin was kind of an antisocial fella. He also never married. (Source.)

Larkin also wrote reviews of jazz records. Groovy, man. (Source.)

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...