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A Kingdom of Love

Rachel Mann

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ISBN: 978 1 784108 57 1
Categories: 21st Century, Anglican, British, First Collections, Gay and Lesbian, Language, Women
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: September 2019
216 x 135 x 6 mm
72 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • A Kingdom of Love is a lyrical interrogation of the place of the sacred and profane in a demythologised world from poet and Anglican parish priest, Rachel Mann.
    Rachel Mann is an Anglican parish priest and writer. She was Poet-in-Residence at Manchester Cathedral between 2009 and 2017 and is the author of five books, including Fierce Imaginings: The Great War, Ritual, Memory and God (DLT 2017). She is Visiting Fellow in Creative Writing and English at Manchester Metropolitan University. ... read more
    'This is a beautiful, incantatory free verse that sparkles with alliteration and allusions'
    BookishBeck
    'A Kingdom of Love is a hard-won book of wonders. Poem after poem works at the edge of what language can describe or explore - the nature of belief, the presence and absence of God, the rituals and reality of death, suffering and above all, love. It is a mesmerising debut.'
    Michael Symmons Roberts
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