A collection of poetry casting light upon the world we live in, and upon the darker corners of the self. The book tries to make sense of a world which is chaotic with unemployment, in-and-out affairs, street violence, hip vicars and terrorism among many other themes.
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Brian Patten was born in Liverpool in 1946 and is now recognised as one of Europe's leading contemporary poets. His work is translated into many languages worldwide, and his collections (available in Flamingo) include "Grinning Jack', 'Love Poems', and "Storm Damage'. He is also well known for his children's poetry and novels, and is the editor of the 'Twentieth Century Book of Children's Verse'.
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Book Description Unwin Hyman, London, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Hardcover in unclipped dustjacket. Scarce first edition of this collection of poems by Brian Patten. A fine copy with slight bruising to spine tail but no other defects. Dustjacket is near fine with lightly rubbed and soiled edges, and minor surface scratching, all of which is barely noticeable. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002835
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. A few small marks to page edges Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005606265