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Take us the Little Foxes

Collected Poems

Miles Burrows

Categories: 21st Century, British, Humour
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Paperback (220 pages)
(Due Aug 2021)
9781800171398
£14.99 £13.49
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  • A Collected Poems that at turns cuts and stumbles through the self-contradictions, self-deceptions, and absurdities of everyday life.
    Miles Burrows studied at Charterhouse and Wadham College Oxford. He read Russian in National Service, then Classics and Medicine. He worked as travel and fiction reviewer at the New Statesman and his poems appeared on radio and television. His first collection, A Vulture’s Egg, was published by Cape and reviewed ... read more
    Praise for Miles Burrows 'A much travelled poet-doctor, he brings finesse, imagination and a fierce sense of humour to his work, synchronising the arts of comedy, storytelling and verse-making to remind us that there's a craft fundamental to all three - the craft of timing.'
    Carol Rumens in The Poetry Review

     'This is a lovely, dancing, waywardly humorous collection, easily the funniest book of poems about the raging nonsense of love that I have read in living memory'
    Michael Glover, The Tablet

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