All We Saw (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
96
Utgivningsdatum
2017-10-05
Förlag
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Dimensioner
204 x 144 x 13 mm
Vikt
172 g
ISBN
9781408880890
All We Saw (inbunden)

All We Saw

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A mesmerising, luminously beautiful new poetry collection from Anne Michaels, internationally acclaimed poet and bestselling author of Fugitive Pieces In this passionate, profound collection, Anne Michaels explores one of her essential concerns: 'what love makes us capable of, and incapable of'. Here is the paradox at the heart of loss, the ways in which passion must accept, must insist, that 'death ... give/not only take from us'. A sea in darkness, a woman's hair shining in light, rain falling... how quiet must a voice be in order to be heard? In this way, desire is evoked with intensity and precision. By the end, we are left with a renewed awareness of the mystery at the core of existence; we enter a space that is 'not inside, not outside: / dusk's doorway,' where love remains alive.
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Anne Michaels is the author of the internationally bestselling novel Fugitive Pieces, which won multiple prizes including the Orange Prize and the Guardian Fiction Prize, and was made into a major film. Her second novel, The Winter Vault, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She is also the author of several highly acclaimed poetry volumes, the selected volume Poems, and, most recently, Correspondences, which was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. Her books have been translated into more than forty-five languages. Anne Michaels lives in Toronto, and is the city's Poet Laureate.