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Coming to Terms

Harry Guest

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ISBN: 978 0 856462 58 0
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: July 1994
214 x 136 x 7 mm
120 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • This rich and varied collection, his first in ten years, gathers Harry Guest’s poems from 1983 to 1990. Intelligence, compassion, formal inventiveness and a gift for evocation both of landscape and things remembered blend to give his poetry its attractive and moving quality.

    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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