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Swimming In The Flood
     

Swimming In The Flood

by John Burnside
 

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A breakthrough book of poetry by one of the most exciting young poets in Britain. Dealing with issues of childhood, betrayal and domestic and sexual violence, SWIMMING IN THE FLOOD is Burnside's darkest and most powerful collection yet.

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A breakthrough book of poetry by one of the most exciting young poets in Britain. Dealing with issues of childhood, betrayal and domestic and sexual violence, SWIMMING IN THE FLOOD is Burnside's darkest and most powerful collection yet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448114887
Publisher:
RANDOM HOUSE
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
170 KB

Meet the Author

John Burnside's most recent collection of poetry, The Myth of the Twin, was shortlisted for the T.S.Eliot Prize and chosen as one of the twenty books in the New Generation Poets promotion. In 1994 he won the first Cosmopolitan Poetry Prize, a Hawthornden Fellowship and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.

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