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The Ballad of HMS Belfast

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Description for The Ballad of HMS Belfast Paperback. 'Carson is one of the most original poets now at work in this country' John Banville Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 169 x 10. Weight in Grams: 200.

This compendium, made from Ciaran Carson’s previous collections, reveals one of the most remarkable and sustained tours de force in contemporary poetry: the poet’s reimaginign of his native city of Belfast. Carson introduces the reader to a city as full of surreal narrative and imaginative possibility as Borges’ Buenos Aires or Calvino’s Venice; at the same time he never shirks from taking a hard look at the city in all its political and cultural complexity.

In its refusal to simplify or romanticize, The Ballad of HMS Belfast is an indispensable guidebook to a city few will know exists.... Read more

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Pan Macmillan
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London, United Kingdom
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About Ciaran Carson
Ciaran Carson was born in 1948. He has published various poetry collections, including First Language, which won the 1993 T.S.Eliot Prize, and two books of prose. He lives in Belfast with his family.

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