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    The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion (English, Paperback) Kei Miller

    WINNER OF THE 2014 FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST COLLECTION In his new collection, acclaimed Jamaican poet Kei Miller dramatises what happens when one system of knowledge, one method of understanding place and territory, comes up against another.

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    The Christian Century in Japan, 1549-1650 (Hardback) C. R. Boxer

    A study of the century that began with the establishment of a Jesuit mission in Japan by St Francis Xavier in 1548, saw the conversion of 300,000 people and ended with the rise of the Shoguns to absolute power and the subsequent expelling of the Portugese missionaries and persecution of Christians.

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    Faithful and Virtuous Night (Paperback) Louise Gluck

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2014 FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST COLLECTION The latest collection by multi-award-winning US poet, Louise Gluck.


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    Portugal (English, Paperback) Jose Hermano Saraiva

    An illustrated brief history of Portugal written for non-specialist foreign readers. Also included in the book is a historical gazetteer, short biographies, chronological tables and maps.

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    The Council of Egypt (Paperback) Leonardo Sciascia

    Abbot Vella is a schemer who sets out to exploit the Sicilian aristocracy by making reference to a fictitious ancient Arabic chronicle that enhances the rights of some families and justifies the claim of Naples over the island community.

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    Raking Light (English, Paperback) Eric Langley

    Elegies and love-lyrics concerned with miscommunication, stray intentions, and loss

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    Waiting for the Nightingale (English, Paperback) Miles Burrows

    Poems which explore the relationship between love, women, and metaphysics

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    Diary of the Last Man (English, Paperback) Robert Minhinnick

    Climate change meet post-Brexit British politics

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    Trinity Poets (English, Paperback) Angela Leighton

    Over six centuries, Trinity College, Cambridge, has spawned more poets than any other institution. Here are Herbert, Byron, Tennyson, Housman et al: an unparalleled singing school.

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    City Gate, Open Up (Paperback) Bei Dao

    A powerful memoir from one of China's greatest living poets in exile.

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    Collected Poems (Paperback) Lorna Goodison

    New poems are added to the eleven previous books of this most popular of Caribbean poets.

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    Poems (Paperback) Brigit Pegeen Kelly

    Features two collections by an American poet.

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    Selected Poems (Paperback) Frank O'Hara

    An edition of the "Collected Poems" of Frank O'Hara, who is a leading light of the 'New York School' and one of the most significant poets of the twentieth-century.

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    Everything Passes (English, Paperback) Gabriel Josipovici

    Out of fragments of cultural history, this work includes a poetic narrative of solitude, love, illness and the ambiguous comforts of art.

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    On Bunyah (Paperback) Les Murray

    The latest collection from Australia's greatest living poet, the multiple-award-winning Les Murray, which pays homage to his rural home of Bunyah through poetry and photographs

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    Playing the Octopus (English, Paperback) Mary O'Malley

    Experimental new collection from award-winning Irish poet

    $13.39 $14.95
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    Commotion of the Birds (Paperback) John Ashbery

    The commotion of fifty-five new poems: Ashbery at his most vertiginous, witty, irresistible. 'And the tenses, unstable, invite the past to move in on the present and future.'

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    Parallax (English, Paperback) Sinead Morrissey

    The T S Eliot Prize-winning fifth collection of poems by the inaugural Belfast laureate, and one of Northern Ireland's greatest female poets.

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    The Lost Lunar Baedeker (English, Paperback) Mina Loy

    Updating and correcting the earlier book, this edition features previously unknown works by Mina Loy rescued from Dada archives and avant-garde magazines. All of Loy's futurist and feminist satires are included, as are the poems from her Paris and New York periods, and the cycle of "Love Songs".

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    Almost Complete Poems (Paperback) Stanley Moss

    Stanley Moss has been a defining editor and publisher of world poetry for six decades. He has amassed a body of his own poems so impassioned and original that he deserves a place high on the American Parnassus.

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