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ISBN: 978 0 856463 83 9
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: March 2006
216 x 138 x 9 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Ruth Silcock’s third collection continues in cheerful vein about often less than cheerful subjects. She has the knack of combining jaunty traditional forms with sometimes startling or even grim subject matter. Her poems focus on the lives of ordinary people – children, vicars, orphans, nurses, grannies, social workers at a dance, old people in residential homes – and she treats their stories with compassion and humour.
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