From the Word Go

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Nick Drake's From the Word Go explores the different meanings and implications which are tightly packed into that small word - from departures on journeys in this world and beyond it, through expulsions from homes, places and relationships, to the possibilities of adventure and new discovery. At the heart of the book is a sequences describing the dying, death afterlife of his father, an account of the struggles, fear, comedies, losses and revelations of that final process of going out of this world. From the Word...
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Overview

Nick Drake's From the Word Go explores the different meanings and implications which are tightly packed into that small word - from departures on journeys in this world and beyond it, through expulsions from homes, places and relationships, to the possibilities of adventure and new discovery. At the heart of the book is a sequences describing the dying, death afterlife of his father, an account of the struggles, fear, comedies, losses and revelations of that final process of going out of this world. From the Word Go builds upon the considerable achievement of Nick Drake's award-winning first collection, The Man in the White Suit.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852247140
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books
  • Publication date: 7/27/2007
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Mangoes 11
His model railway 12
Books 13
Noir 14
A new white Citroen DS 15
Time machine 16
Monochromes 17
Africa 18
Lost in space 19
The messenger 20
Cast 21
Cartographer 22
The book of the dead 23
The snow globe 24
Last things 25
The wardrobe 26
Boxes 27
To his dead ear 28
Daedalus 29
Mud 33
Babylon 34
Graceland 35
Boy not weeping (@Reuters) 36
Sea change 37
Smile 38
The empire of after 39
Mist 40
The cake 41
c/o the sea at Patea 42
Grave goods 44
The age of analogue 45
A box of snow 46
This love 47
A glass of water 48
Rain bird 49
44 50
The double crown 51
Live air 52
Zoroastrian 54
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