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Landing light

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Landing Light is Don Paterson's most accomplished and spiritual collection to date. In these poems, he guides us down the labyrinths of our deepest and most private concerns, pursuing the intimacy that the spoken - as well as the printed - word brings. Ceaselessly inquiring, deftly tuned into the emotional crackle of the world, Paterson explores the swings of light and dark that mark our most troubling feelings: utterance and silence, disclosure and concealment, and ultimately the need to both renew and to face finality.'Paterson's Landing Light is a work of fierce intelligence and, at times, breathtaking lyrical beauty. He is one of the few poets writing today whose work combines post-modern playfulness with a sense of yearning for the transcendental.' Christina Patterson, Independent'I have been completely absorbed in Don Paterson's new book of poems, Landing Light. They are dramatic and moving, funny and terrible. He writes with a metaphysical with, and does strong new things with the English (and Scottish) language. I looked in idly and keep going back.' A. S. Byatt, Guardian

Item details

Author(s):
Paterson, Don
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571219934
ISBN-13:
9780571219933
Number of pages:
84
Publisher:
Faber

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Landing Light is Don Paterson's most accomplished and spiritual collection to date. In these poems, he guides us down the labyrinths of our deepest and most private concerns, pursuing the intimacy that the spoken - as well as the printed - word brings. Ceaselessly inquiring, deftly tuned into the emotional crackle of the world, Paterson explores the swings of light and dark that mark our most troubling feelings: utterance and silence, disclosure and concealment, and ultimately the need to both renew and to face finality.'Paterson's Landing Light is a work of fierce intelligence and, at times, breathtaking lyrical beauty. He is one of the few poets writing today whose work combines post-modern playfulness with a sense of yearning for the transcendental.' Christina Patterson, Independent'I have been completely absorbed in Don Paterson's new book of poems, Landing Light. They are dramatic and moving, funny and terrible. He writes with a metaphysical with, and does strong new things with the English (and Scottish) language. I looked in idly and keep going back.' A. S. Byatt, Guardian

Author(s):
Paterson, Don
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571219934
ISBN-13:
9780571219933
Number of pages:
84
Publisher:
Faber

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