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Look We Have Coming To Dover! by Daljit Nagra
  

Look We Have Coming To Dover!

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Shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award 2007.

Costa Book Awards 2007 Judges' comment:
"Verbally inventive, dazzling in its scope."

Synopsis

Look We Have Coming To Dover! by Daljit Nagra

Look We Have Coming to Dover! is the most acclaimed debut collection of poetry published in recent years, as well as one of the most relevant and accessible. Nagra, whose own parents came to England from the Punjab in the 1950s, draws on both English and Indian-English traditions to tell stories of alienation, assimilation, aspiration and love, from a stowaway's first footprint on Dover Beach to the disenchantment of subsequent generations.

About the Author

Daljit Nagra

Daljit Nagra was born and raised in West London, then Sheffield, and currently lives in Willesden where he works in a secondary school. 'Look We Have Coming to Dover!' won the Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem 2004.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th September 2007

Author

Daljit Nagra

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Publisher

Faber And Faber

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Poetry by individual poets

ISBN

9780571231225

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