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Dock Leaves

by Hugo Williams

Dock Leaves Synopsis

In these poems, deadpan comedy and a relish for the outrageous and the bizarre often carry an emotional charge. Subjects include the stings inflicted by school, family and love-life.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571171750
Publication date: 20th June 1994
Author: Hugo Williams
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 80 pages
Categories: Poetry by individual poets,

About Hugo Williams

Hugo Williams was born in 1942 and grew up in Sussex. He worked on the London Magazine from 1961 to 1970, since when he has earned his living as a journalist and travel writer. Billy's Rain won the T. S. Eliot Prize in 1999. His Collected Poems was published by Faber in 2002 and his last collection, I Knew the Bride, was shortlisted for the Forward and T. S. Eliot prizes in 2014. He writes a freelance column for the TLS and lives in London.

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