A timely re-issue of one of award-winning poet Don Paterson's finest collections first published to great acclaim in 1997. As Don Paterson's reputation as one of the finest contemporary poets in English continues to grow we will be actively reprinting and repromoting his work into our new Faber poetry livery. 'Whisky, trains, women and stars waltz through the book, ontologically challenged.
'A terrific, intelligent, lyrical, delicate, lovely piece of work.'
A. L. Kennedy
'It is the very height of his standards that set him apart. He remains one of the best young poets around.'
; 'Lyrical yet austere, straight-talking but at ease with eloquence... some of the most outstanding poems published this year.
Publication date: 03/01/1998
Publisher: Faber and Faber
|Publication date:||3rd January 1998|
|Publisher:||Faber and Faber|
|Categories:||Poetry by individual poets,|
Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. He works as a musician and editor, and teaches at the University of St Andrews. His most recent collection, Rain, won the Forward Prize and the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2009.More About Don Paterson