The Other Country

The Other Country

by Carol Ann Duffy

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Overview


This book leads our imagination to places our minds could not have suspected were there, or would not have dared to go alone. Some of its voices are disarmingly direct, while others blur the lines between fantasy and reality, confession and self-delusion, forcing us to re-examine everything we thought we knew about some of our most basic human drives and emotions. This collection is deeply intelligent, unflinchingly honest, with a deftness of touch and tone, and openness all the more moving for its lack of sentimentality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781509852932
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Carol Ann Duffy has been Britain's Poet Laureate since 2009. Her collections include The World's Wife, Rapture, and The Bees, which won the Costa Poetry Award. She has also received the Whitbread, Forward and T. S. Eliot Prizes, and the Lannan and E. M. Forster Prize in the U.S.

Table of Contents

Originally7
In Mrs Tilscher's Class8
Sit at peace9
Hometown10
Translating the English, 198911
Mrs Skinner, North Street12
Too Bad13
Weasel Words14
Poet for Our Times15
Job Creation16
Making Money17
Talent Contest19
Ape20
The Legend21
Descendants22
We Remember Your Childhood Well24
The Act of Imagination25
Somewhere Someone's Eyes27
Liar28
Boy29
Eley's Bullet30
Following Francis32
Survivor33
An Afternoon with Rhiannon34
Losers35
M-M-Memory36
Pere Lachaise37
Funeral38
Dream of a Lost Friend39
Like This40
Who Loves You41
Two Small Poems of Desire42
Girlfriends43
A Shilling for the Sea44
Hard to Say45
The Kissing Gate46
Words, Wide Night47
The Darling Letters48
Away from Home49
November51
The Literature Act52
River53
The Way My Mother Speaks54
In Your Mind55

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