Art of Escape

Mina Gorji (Author)
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Description

A Telegraph Poetry Book of the Month (January 2020).

Among Mina Gorji's poems in New Poetries V (2011) was one about Houdini entitled 'The Art of Escape' which returns here as the title poem. This colourful and vivid first collection continues the course of Mina Gorji's meticulous explorations of 'the strange and sometimes darker side of nature' and the different forms and meanings of escape: dandelions crossing the ocean, the journey of a gall wasp from Aleppo to England, the transformation of an armadillo into music. These poems shift by degrees until new patterns and sounds emerge, transforming the familiar into unexpected configurations. Art of Escape is a wonderful casting off into the complex waters of adult life, in which change has become the constant.

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Publish Date
30 January 2020
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781784108823
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