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Breaking News by Ciaran Carson First Edition

£22.99

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The deceptively spare poems in Ciaran Carson's radial new collection encapsulate the black taxis and the blackbird of Belfast, whose past and traditions the book refracts.
The historical reach of Breaking News embraces 'The Gladstone Bar circa 1954,' 'Russia,' and 'The Indian Mutiny' as well as responses to paintings by Goya and Gericault. Shorter poems pave the way for 'The War Correspondent,' a series of poems which dwell on the horrors and the spirit of episodes in the Crimean War.
Ciaran Carson records the force of terror and beauty with surgical precision and lapidary skill. His words and phrases resonate among the open spaces which surround them. The mosaic qualities of these poems incorporate silences, interruptions and fractures in communication.
Gesturing towards Willaim Carlos Willams' rhythms of speech and living, this prodigiously gifted, ever inventive poet extends the range of his Irish idiom.

A first edition in excellent condition with only very minimal signs of wear.

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First edition
Author(s):
Carson, Ciaran
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 14 cm
Edition:
2003 First Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1852353392
Number of pages:
74
Publisher:
The Gallery Press
Title:
Breaking News

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The deceptively spare poems in Ciaran Carson's radial new collection encapsulate the black taxis and the blackbird of Belfast, whose past and traditions the book refracts.
The historical reach of Breaking News embraces 'The Gladstone Bar circa 1954,' 'Russia,' and 'The Indian Mutiny' as well as responses to paintings by Goya and Gericault. Shorter poems pave the way for 'The War Correspondent,' a series of poems which dwell on the horrors and the spirit of episodes in the Crimean War.
Ciaran Carson records the force of terror and beauty with surgical precision and lapidary skill. His words and phrases resonate among the open spaces which surround them. The mosaic qualities of these poems incorporate silences, interruptions and fractures in communication.
Gesturing towards Willaim Carlos Willams' rhythms of speech and living, this prodigiously gifted, ever inventive poet extends the range of his Irish idiom.

A first edition in excellent condition with only very minimal signs of wear.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Carson, Ciaran
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 14 cm
Edition:
2003 First Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1852353392
Number of pages:
74
Publisher:
The Gallery Press
Title:
Breaking News

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