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24%OFFPaul Durcan - O Westport in the Light of Asia Minor - 9781910701102 - V9781910701102
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O Westport in the Light of Asia Minor

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Description for O Westport in the Light of Asia Minor Paperback. A collection of poems, in which the author portrays his visionary power, and heart-breaking comedy that have since become his hallmark. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DCF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 215 x 9. Weight in Grams: 114.

WINNER OF THE 2014 IRISH BOOK LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

O Westport in the Light of Asia Minor was first published in a tiny edition in Dublin in 1975. It was Paul Durcan's first fully-fledged collection, and already displays an astonishingly mature, visionary power, shot through with the surrealism and heart-breaking comedy that have since become his hallmark. It won him the Patrick Kavanagh Award. Now Durcan's readers can discover what they have been missing. The poems are printed in the order he originally intended, and the volume concluded with six poems from his very first collaborative collection, Endsville (1967), ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781910701102
SKU
V9781910701102
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About Paul Durcan
Paul Durcan was born in Dublin in 1944. His first book, Endsville (1967), has been followed by more than twenty others, including The Berlin Wall Café (a Poetry Book Society Choice in 1985), Daddy, Daddy (winner of the Whitbread Award for Poetry in 1990), Crazy About Women (1991), A Snail in My Prime: New and Selected Poems (1993), Give Me ... Read more

Reviews for O Westport in the Light of Asia Minor
Paul Durcan... is one of the country's leading living poets... His strange, mesmerising voice wraps itself around every syllable and texture of his poems, wrapping the audience into its very spell, into the very grain of the text
Michael Cunningham
Irish Times
The voice speaks clearly on the page in poems of harrowing intimacy, politics and love. ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for O Westport in the Light of Asia Minor


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