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Fusewire

by Ruth Padel

Fusewire Synopsis

Fusewire has the fierce historical awareness and linguistic energy of Ruth Padel's previous collections but moves into new territory and new clarity. Poems on British activity in Ireland through the ages intrude on an intensely moving series of love poems which reverse sexual cliches of colonisation: here Britain is female and Ireland the high-profile man. From the prize-winning poet of Rembrandt Would Have Loved You, Voodoo Shop and The Soho Leopard, all shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784740573
Publication date: 27th July 2015
Author: Ruth Padel
Publisher: Chatto & Windus an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 64 pages
Categories: Poetry by individual poets,

About Ruth Padel

Ruth Padel is a prizewinning poet, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and Professor of Poetry at King's College London. Her recent collections include Darwin: A Life in Poems, on her great-grandfather Charles Darwin; The Mara Crossing, on migration and immigration; Tidings: A Christmas Journey, and Emerald, a poignant elegy for her mother. She lives in London.

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