Selected Poems (Paperback)Michael Rosen (author)
Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 26/04/2007
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Michael Rosen's Selected Poems is a wonderfully moving sequence of prose poems extracted from his acclaimed autobiographical triptych, Carrying the Elephant, This is Not My Nose and In the Colonie. In a series of artful, deceptively simple poems, Rosen covers a vast terrain, collating vivid and fragmentary memories from his left-wing Jewish upbringing, his teenage holiday at a socialist summer camp in France, his London childhood and the death of his eighteen-year-old son from meningitis. He takes in, along the way, marriage, divorce, births and the undiagnosed illness (an underactive thyroid) from which Rosen suffered for ten years.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 144 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm
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