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Claudine Toutoungi

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Books by this author: Smoothie
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  • Claudine Toutoungi’s poetry has appeared in various publications including PN Review and Magma. Her plays Bit Part and Slipping have
    been produced by the Stephen Joseph Theatre. She adapted Slipping for BBC Radio 4 in 2014. She is currently writing Deliverers, a new play for BBC Radio 4.
    Praise for Claudine Toutoungi 'One way of judging a book is by whether it stays with you after you'€™ve read it. This is a book that does. Perhaps that'€™s because it'€™s peculiarly vivid. Perhaps it'€™s because it has genuine wit, or because of its lightness of touch, or its sophistication or inventiveness, or the rigour of the logic that holds the poems together. But actually I think it'€™s because it also has a kind of unafraid honesty, a quality completely unrelated to the skill of writing, but so crucial to the best poetry.'
    Mark Waldron
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