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A Book of Lives
A Book of Lives

A Book of Lives

POETRY

96 Pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $21.95)

Publication Date: April 2007

ISBN 9781857549188

Rights: US, CA, NZ, CAM, SAM, CAR, PH, KR & FM

Carcanet Press, Ltd. (Apr 2007)
Carcanet Press Ltd.

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Overview

Containing poems written by Edwin Morgan during the past six years, this collection looks at human life from a variety of perspectives, encompassing a range of themes, the foremost of which is history. This new work displays the author's characteristic willingness to experiment with a variety of subjects, from the history of cancer to the new Scottish parliament.

Reviews

"Morgan is not only a poet of Glasgow, but of all Scotland, and beyond. Now in his eighties, Morgan is the most influential Scottish poet since Hugh MacDiarmid." —London Review of Books

Author Biography

Edwin Morgan was a professor of English at Glasgow University and retired in 1980. He has since been a visiting professor at Strathclyde University and at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth.