The poems in David Harsent's new collection, whether single poems, dramatic sequences, or poems that 'belong to one another', share a dark territory and a sometimes haunting, sometimes steely, lyrical tone. Throughout the book - in the stark biography of 'Songs from the Same Earth', the troubling disconnects of 'A Dream Book', the harrowing lines of connection in four poems each titled 'Fire', or the cheek-by-jowl shudder of 'Sang the Rat' - Harsent writes, as always, with passion and a sureness of touch.
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|Size: ||122 KB|
|Publisher: ||Faber & Faber Poetry|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9780571316090 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|