The Crimes of Clara Turlington

The Crimes of Clara Turlington

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In Meg Johnson's second full length poetry collection, 'The Crimes of Clara Turlington', women break the rules and pass for good girls. As the poem Slugger reveals, "I could never be / a suspect, cardigan / and pink lips." Clara Turlington and her contemporaries are contradictions, both trouble-making thrill seekers and faultless products of their environment. ..". I didn't know / my mind would become a neon / death scene ..." (Ex's Exit). Scandalous, yet heartfelt, The Crimes of Clara Turlington, is indeed a "furry pink pillow full of blood and teeth."show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 111 x 178 x 4mm | 64g
  • Vine Leaves Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0994283776
  • 9780994283771