The Kiosk on the Brink

The Kiosk on the Brink

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A sheer drop, a road winding round a volcano, a piece of earth subject to tremors - these are the characteristic sites for the poems in this book, often on the eve of, or in the aftermath of catastrophe. The poems thread their way through this precarious landscape with humour, curiosity, and great agility. Increasingly renowned at readings and in literary magazines, Jamie McKendrick speaks with greater confidence and clarity in this second collection of poems, which follows his acclaimed 1991 volume, The Sirocco Room (#5.99). This book is intended for readers of poetry; libraries; sixth-formers, and more

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  • Paperback | 59 pages
  • 130 x 210 x 6mm | 97g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192831186
  • 9780192831187

About Jamie McKendrick

About the Author Jamie McKendrick is also the author of The Sirocco Room (Oxford, 1991).show more

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