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Collected Poems 1947-1997 by Allen Ginsberg
Collected Poems 1947-1997

ergo8, November 29, 2007

While this is a great compilation of Ginsberg's's all here in one volume, the paper and binding quality of this hard cover volume is just dreadful; nearly newsprint quality paper and cheap, glued binding...not sewn. Shame on the publisher!
It likely won't be many years before the pages yellow and become brittle and the binding falls apart. Allan deserves far better than this.
I've given this book a 3 rating, 1 for quality of materials used in making this book(ugh!) and 5 for literary content.
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