Fire Songs

by David Harsent

Poetry

Fire Songs Synopsis

Winner of the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014.

Throughout the book - in the stark biography of 'Songs from the Same Earth', the troubling fractured narrative of 'A Dream Book', the harrowing lines of connection in four poems each titled 'Fire', or the cheek-by-jowl shudder of 'Sang the Rat' - Harsent writes, as always, with passion and a sureness of touch.

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ISBN: 9780571316076
Publication date: 07/08/2014
Publisher: Faber & Faber Poetry an imprint of Faber & Faber
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571316076
Publication date: 7th August 2014
Author: David Harsent
Publisher: Faber & Faber Poetry an imprint of Faber & Faber
Format: Hardback
Genres: Poetry,
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About David Harsent

David Harsent was born in Devonshire. He has published nine collections of poetry. Legion (2005) won the Forward Prize for Best Collection, and his Selected Poems 1969-2005 appeared in 2007.

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