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Less Than Half: Selected Essays of Joseph Brodsky

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Eighteen essays by the poet and essayist Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996). Brodsky was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1972 and subsequently lived and taught in the United States. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1987 and appointed United States Poet Laureate in 1991. The collection begins with Brodsky's memories of growing up in the Soviet Union and progresses through his love of literature ("Dickens was more real than Stalin or Beria") to his veneration for other poets, including WH Auden. The book is inevitably also political and offers profound meditations on history and the modern age as well as homage to his native city, St Petersburg and to the memory of his parents, Pictorial dust jacket, with author's photograph on back, in very good condition, not price clipped. Grey board covers with title etc. in gold on black spine. Whole book is in very good condition, near "as new".

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First UK Edition
Author(s):
Joseph Brodsky
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First UK Edition, 1986
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
501
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
Less Than Half: Selected Essays of Joseph Brodsky

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Eighteen essays by the poet and essayist Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996). Brodsky was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1972 and subsequently lived and taught in the United States. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1987 and appointed United States Poet Laureate in 1991. The collection begins with Brodsky's memories of growing up in the Soviet Union and progresses through his love of literature ("Dickens was more real than Stalin or Beria") to his veneration for other poets, including WH Auden. The book is inevitably also political and offers profound meditations on history and the modern age as well as homage to his native city, St Petersburg and to the memory of his parents, Pictorial dust jacket, with author's photograph on back, in very good condition, not price clipped. Grey board covers with title etc. in gold on black spine. Whole book is in very good condition, near "as new".

Added value:
First UK Edition
Author(s):
Joseph Brodsky
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First UK Edition, 1986
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
501
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
Less Than Half: Selected Essays of Joseph Brodsky

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