Hamlet's ghost wandering the halls of a Vegas motel, a street corner ventriloquist using passersby as dummies, and Jesus panhandling in a weed-infested Eden are just a few of the startling conceits Simic unleashes in this collection. "Few contemporary poets have been as influential-or inimitable-as Charles Simic" (New York Times Book Review).
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A new volume of poems brings readers startling visions of the world in which we all live, exploring a haunted landscape on the brink in which the mundane and surreal, profane and sacred are indistinguishable.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0151002193
Book Description Harcourt, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151002193
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801510021911.0