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The Whole & Rain-domed Universe by Colette Bryce
  

The Whole & Rain-domed Universe

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Shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award 2014.

A powerful new collection from an award-winning poet. Bryce is one of the most widely acclaimed poets of the post-Heaney generation, and this is her most directly personal and compelling work to date.

The Costa Judges said Bryce's novel was “a deft, important collection – lyrical yet ground
ed, playful but resonant.”

Synopsis

The Whole & Rain-domed Universe by Colette Bryce

Shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award 2014.

The Whole & Rain-domed Universe is Colette Bryce's much-anticipated follow-up to Self-Portrait in the Dark. The book presents the reader with an extraordinarily clear-eyed, vivid and

Shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award 2014.

sometimes disturbing account of growing up in Derry during the Troubles, with many ghosts both raised and laid to rest. The Whole & Rain-domed Universe is a riveting poetic document of the time; Bryce turns her clear, singing line to darker ends than she has before, describing not just the warmth and eccentricity of family and the claustrophobia of home-life, but also the atmosphere of suspicion, and the real and present threat of terrible violence.

About the Author

Colette Bryce was born in Derry in 1970, and has lived in England, Spain and Scotland.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2014

Author

Colette Bryce

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Publisher

Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

Categories

Poetry
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ISBN

9781447263432

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