So Brightly at the Last

So Brightly at the Last

Hardback (28 Nov 2019)

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Synopsis

In this offbeat and affectionate poetic biography, Jimi Hendrix, Princess Diana and Syria's Asma Al-Assad rub shoulders with Auden, Eliot and Shelley, and with the Trouser Thief Clive met during ten long weeks locked up in a closed psychiatric ward. Since 2010, when he was told he had three separate life-threatening conditions, Clive has poured out a stream of fine poems, sometimes light, witty and paradoxical, sometimes sad, heartfelt and regretful. Some, like Japanese Maple, an instant Internet sensation, have already made it into the anthologies. Others, like his book-length epic, The River in the Sky, are more demanding. All are packed with the unexpected ideas, inventive imagery and breathtaking wordplay that have helped him achieve his avowed ambition of becoming 'a fairly major minor poet'.

Book information

ISBN: 9781913062071
Publisher: RedDoor Press
Imprint: RedDoor Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 821.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 474g
Height: 223mm
Width: 147mm
Spine width: 29mm