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Don Paterson - Nil Nil - 9780571168088 - KEX0307338
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Nil Nil

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Description for Nil Nil Paperback. Dream-life and class politics, mystery and music, sex and drink, all play an essential part in this collection of poetry. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 6. Weight in Grams: 92. 8vo.Original printed wrappers
Nil Nil, Don Paterson's first volume of poetry, won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 1993 and heralded the arrival of a major new talent. The book presented a new and urgent poetry of dream-life, mystery and music, sexual obsession and the consolations of drink - all delivered with great formal skill and imaginative daring. 'One of the finest first books of poems I've read for ages.' Paul Muldoon 'If you are wondering whether great poems are still being written, you ought to read Don Paterson's.' Charles Simic 'One of the most ferociously talented of ... Read more

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Faber & Faber
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London, United Kingdom
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About Don Paterson
Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. His poetry has won many awards, including the Whitbread Poetry Prize, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, all three Forward Prizes and, on two occasions, the T. S. Eliot Prize. He was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 2009. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of ... Read more

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