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Walking the Animals

Carola Luther

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ISBN: 978 1 857547 67 2
Categories: 21st Century, First Collections
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: April 2004
216 x 135 x 5 mm
64 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Walking the Animals is a sort of travel book: it brings together inner and outer landscapes, the wet skies of the Pennines and the drought of the South African lowveld; landscapes of loss, landscapes of longing. Carola Luther tracks journeys between disparate worlds, between north and south, earth and air, fantasy and fact, the future, the present. Her poems explore dislocation and search, and the importance of relationship in establishing a sense of place.

    In her first collection, Carola Luther makes a new kind of space in poetry, both impassioned and level-headed.
    Carola Luther was born in 1959. She grew up in South Africa and moved to England in 1981. She works in Leeds and lives in the Yorkshire Pennines. Her first Carcanet collection Walking the Animals was nominated for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2004. ... read more
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