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Dad the Donkey's on Fire
Categories: 20th Century, Humour
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Paperback (144 pages)
(Pub. Nov 1997)
A mixture of stories, poems and autobiography: the donkey survives the fire, and the poet survives in a northern world where the sun does not shine equally or often on all and where Postman Pat pens a suicide note, maddened by his theme tune, but keeps on driving all the same. Ian McMillan is a regular radio and television presenter and contributor to "NMW" and other magazines.
Praise for Ian McMillan
'The John Peel of poetry.'
Alec Finlay'An inspiring figure, an encouraging & democratic spirit, a strong & popular poet and one of the funniest people in Britain.'
Poetry News'World-class - one of today's greatest poetry performers.'
Carol Ann Duffy'A force of nature.'
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