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Author: Bill Manhire
Publisher: Manchester : Carcanet, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, Bill Manhire presents poems that want to know how the secular spirit can lift itself in the face of mortality and human violence. This book includes poems of courage and surprise, turning from grief to curiosity; then to beauty, humour, anger, gratitude, acceptance - and curiosity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Manhire
ISBN: 9781857548945 1857548949
OCLC Number: 71808780
Awards: Winner of Montana Book Awards 2006
Description: 79 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Bill Manhire.

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An award-winning collection exploring the plight of the secular spirit in the face of mortality and human violence, this work demonstrates a poet writing at the height of his powers.  Read more...

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'Manhire is in brilliant form in this death-haunted but scintillating collection.' Peter Simpson, New Zealand Herald 'Turning the pages of 'Lifted', no reader can fail to be surprised and delighted Read more...

 
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