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25%OFFAlan Spence - Clear Light - 9781841956640 - V9781841956640
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Clear Light

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Description for Clear Light Paperback. Mythic and mesmerising, inspiring and hilarious, this title includes poems that focuses on the delights, hardships, breakthroughs and frustrations of the world of the momentary. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 110 x 9. Weight in Grams: 76.

Clear Light contains 150 haiku bursting with Alan Spence's characteristic verve and wit.

Mythic and mesmerising, inspiring and hilarious, these poems shed clear light on the delights, hardships, breakthroughs and frustrations of the world of the momentary.

Simple in form, these haiku request a fresh look at the familiar and leave us reeling at how much in the world, from the exotic to the everyday, we have yet to observe.

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About Alan Spence
Alan Spence is an award winning poet, playwright, novelist and short story writer. His awards include the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award, the Macallan Short Story Prize and the McVitie Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year. He is Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Aberdeen, where he is also Artistic Director of the annual WORD Festival.

Reviews for Clear Light
One of Scotland's most accomplished literary talents. Alan's poems are glorious. Sharp, clear-eyed, seasonal, cyclical, devastatingly sensuous little moments that catch the heart with intimations of the whole big thing of being alive, here, now. So precise they make you want to sneeze, or laugh. A joy and a delight.
Liz Lochead He is a gentle writer, ... Read more

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