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Cowdenbeath :: United Kingdom | 7 days ago

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Reading for reveries clouds over the beach in Cabanas de Tavira in the Algarve. Photograph: Alamy The requirement for summer reading used to be a vast, compelling book...Tolstoy, Conrad, Dostoevsky or Lewis Grassic Gibbon : these were the kinds of

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London :: United Kingdom | 28 days ago

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Clifford Harper/Agraphia.co.uk Reading Sarah Perry's extraordinary debut novel, it is hard not to reach for comparisons, if only in a bemused attempt to work out just why this book is so very good. On the surface, it seems straightforward: after 35

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London :: United Kingdom | 2 months ago

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One of the pitfalls of memoir writing is failure to transcend the personal, the author succumbing to solipsistic catharsis. There is no way anyone could level this charge against John Burnside's recent work however, because it is not just a memoir

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London :: United Kingdom | 3 months ago

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Family posing for pictures in museum shocked to discover ghostly image of girl in Victorian clothing 'which followed them around' John Burnside and Shona Backhouse posed for family photos when they visited the Castle Museum in York But two years

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London :: United Kingdom | 5 months ago

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Erosion, from John Burnside's superb collection All One Breath , finds the speaker, clearly pretty close to the poet himself, keeping himself busy in the back yard. Over the fence lives a bad neighbour, a farmer laying waste to his fields. Burnside's

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Burnside puts the reader into familiarly unfamiliar territory, but in an unsettling way. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian Readers familiar with John Burnside 's poetry, novels or memoirs will be well aware of the unique mythology that he

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Toronto :: Canada | over 1 year ago

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Suggested Topics The Scottish writer John Burnside's seven novels, 13 volumes of poetry, two memoirs, and previous short-story collection have contrasted the dark side of human behaviour with the relative purity of nature. His protagonists are loners,

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Sydney :: Australia | 2 years ago

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Geoffrey Hill shortlisted for Forward poetry prize Geoffrey Hill was elected the Oxford Professor of Poetry in 2010 Oxford Professor of Poetry Geoffrey Hill is shortlisted for the Forward prize for best poetry collection for the second consecutive

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Priština :: Kosovo | 2 years ago

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DW Wilson his characters are tender, confused and ­painfully vulnerable. Whenever a new short-story writer emerges, the custom is to make comparison with a giant of the form: for male writers, Andre Dubus, early Hemingway and, of course, Raymond

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Right off the top, let's get down to the bottom of all things poetic, that is, let's consider the fact one of the 10 short-listed poets for what many consider the most prestigious poetry honour in existence, the £15,000 ($23,385.34 CAD) T.

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