The Bells of Saint Babel's: Poems 1997–2001

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Revisiting familiar spots and considering life’s ironies, Allen Curnow’s collection of verse reviews the chances and accidents that lead to the present. Including structured and free verse and translations of Pushkin, these poems exhibit Curnow’s visually detailed style and his loving interest in the landscape and history of his own country.

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Allen Curnow is author of several books of poetry and has received the New Zealand Book Award for Poetry six times. He was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 1990 and the A.W. Reed Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.

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“He has been a major voice at every stage of his career. . . knowing what he is about, moving at his own pace, inventive, and unpredictable.” —C. K. Stead, London Review of Books

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