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A Puzzling Harvest

Collected Poems 1955-2000

Harry Guest

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Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (528 pages)
(Pub. Oct 2002)
9780856463549
£18.00 £16.20
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  • A Puzzling Harvest includes Harry Guest’s six previous collections, a group of new poems and a generous selection of his versions from French, German, Italian and Japanese. This substantial book demonstrates the scope of Guest’s achievement in nearly half a century’s practice of the art of poetry.

    Harry Guest was born in Penarth, Wales in 1932. He read Modern Languages at Cambridge before beginning a career as a teacher in schools and universities in Japan and England. He edited and translated Penguin’s Post-War Japanese Poetry (1972). Recent books include a novel Lost Pictures and Traveller’s Literary Companion to ... read more
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