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23%OFFRab Wilson - Zero Hours - 9781910745274 - V9781910745274
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Zero Hours

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Description for Zero Hours Paperback. Rab Wilson's new poetry collection 'Design' is a swoop of poetic imagination; featuring musings on the nature of the universe and of our human place in the cosmos. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 135 x 10. .
Ceci n'est pas Stonehenge', this is the cosmos, distilled to elemental rock and stone, depicting that interstellar collision, four billion years away, a chaos of realignment unimaginable, when all the worlds we knew or didn't know osmotically pass through each other like ghosts, to form new galaxies intangible. Written mostly in Scots, Rab Wilson's new collection is a timely comment on our climate of zero hours contracts and benefits sanctions. From social issues to politics, from the sublime to the absurd, Wilson homes ... Read more

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About Rab Wilson
Rab Wilson was born in New Cumnock, Ayrshire, in 1960 and worked in the Ayrshire pits until the end of the Miners' Strike of 1984. He then left the mining industry to train as a psychiatric nurse in 1986. A Scots poet, Rab writes predomi-nantly in Lallans, and his poetry has appeared in some of Scotland's leading poetry magazines, and ... Read more

Reviews for Zero Hours
Many of Wilson's poems here, in both Scots and in English, are essentially stories in miniature, which is perhaps why he so often seems inspired by storytellers like Walter Scott, as well as artists like Joan Eardley. He has a highly effective skewering style, cutting through pretence and pomposity with ease. - SUNDAY HERALD

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