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Katharine Towers - The Remedies - 9781509813056 - V9781509813056
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The Remedies

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Description for The Remedies Paperback. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 154 x 10. Weight in Grams: 112.
Katharine Towers' second collection is a book of small wonders. From a house drowning in roses to crickets on an August day, from Nerval's lobster to the surrealism of flower remedies, these poems explore the fragility of our relationship with the natural world. Towers also shows us what that relationship can aspire to be: each poem attunes us to another aspect of that world, and shows what strange connections might be revealed when we properly attend to it. The Remedies is a lyric, unforgettable collection which offers just the spiritual assuagement its title promises, and shows Towers emerging as a ... Read more

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About Katharine Towers
Katharine Towers was born in London and read Modern Languages at St Hilda's College, Oxford. Her first collection, The Floating Man, won the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize for Poetry, and was shortlisted for both the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize and the Ted Hughes Award, as well as being long listed for the Guardian First Book Award. She lives in the ... Read more

Reviews for The Remedies
Each of these short poems shines with soft, lyrical grace; she writes about birds, flowers and objects in clear, generous language that reaches out towards the reader, embracing and never pushing away.
Daily Mail
There is so much to praise about the writing: clarity, generosity and grace. There are no barriers between poem and reader. . .[Towers] writes ... Read more

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