Book of Longing
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Book of Longing

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Internationally celebrated for his writing and his music, Leonard Cohen is one of the legendary writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Book of Longing is his dazzling new collection of poetry -- twenty years in the making -- written on southern California's Mount Baldy and in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Mumbai. Following his highly acclaimed 1984 publication, Book of Mercy, and containing Cohen's own playful and provocative line drawings, Book of Longing brings together all the elements that have elevated Leonard Cohen's artistry to worldwide recognition.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 231 pages
  • 149.9 x 223.5 x 30.5mm | 385.56g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • w. numerous ill.
  • 006112558X
  • 9780061125584
  • 94,923

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"Book of Longing has exceptional range. It is clear yet steamy, cosmic yet private, both playful and profound."--New York Timesshow more

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"Book of Longing has exceptional range. It is clear yet steamy, cosmic yet private, both playful and profound." New York Timesshow more

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4,734 ratings
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