A new and definitive volume of poems, which includes new work, to mark the 60th anniversary of Dannie Abse’s first poetry collection for Hutchinson.
“Abse’s poems are filled with wonder. He remains one of our few great poets of married love.” –The Times
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Dannie Abse was for many years a chest specialist in a London teaching hospital. A poet, reviewer and playwright, he has written and edited more than fifteen books of poetry, as well as books about medicine and also fiction. He is the author of Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve and several autobiographical volumes, including Goodbye, Twentieth Century, which was published in 2001 to critical acclaim. He died, at the age of 91, in September 2014.Review:
"The Presence is a fragment of autobiography written from the most private part of a poet's heart, with a pen dipped in blood and tears" Carol Ann Duffy, The Daily Telegraph "For all its painful honesty [The Presence is] a surprisingly joyful and compelling book... Imbued with all the best qualities of what it means to human and in love" Owen Sheers, Independent on Sunday "His best work in a long life of brilliant writing" Maggie Gee, New Statesman "Abse's poems are filled with wonder. He remains one of our few great poets of married love" Elaine Feinstein, The Times
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Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The year 2009 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of Dannie Abse s first poetry collection, After Every Green Thing, and since that time he has published an astonishing range of books, including poetry, fiction, criticism and autobiography. He remains a writer of great distinction who is at the height of his powers - his memoir, The Presence, won the Wales Book of the Year in 2008. But it is as a poet that Dannie Abse is best known, and to mark this extraordinary milestone he has compiled a new and definitive volume of selected poems which includes new work combining both passion and maturity. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780091931155
Book Description Cornerstone, 2009. Book Condition: New. 2009. Paperback. A selection of poems by the author of "The Presence". Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 136 x 14. Weight in Grams: 214. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091931155
Book Description Cornerstone. Book Condition: New. 2009. Paperback. A selection of poems by the author of "The Presence". Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 136 x 14. Weight in Grams: 214. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780091931155
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Book Description Hutchinson, 2009. paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780091931155 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01343509