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To a Fault: Poems

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Publisher Comments:

"A confident hybrid of voices and styles tender and brilliant."Irish Times. Journeying between his native Ulster and his adopted London, Nick Laird balances ideas of home and flight, the need for belonging and the need to remain outside. Dexterous, fresh, and deft, To a Fault does "more, in its range and ambition, than any other first collection in at least the last ten years" (The Independent).

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Winner of the 2005 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature; winner of the 2005 Ireland Chair for Poetry Award; the only poetry book long-listed for the Guardian First Book Award.

Synopsis:

"A confident hybrid of voices and styles tender and brilliant."Irish Times. Journeying between his native Ulster and his adopted London, Nick Laird balances ideas of home and flight, the need for belonging and the need to remain outside. Dexterous, fresh, and deft, To a Fault does "more, in its range and ambition, than any other first collection in at least the last ten years" (The Independent).

About the Author

Nick Laird is the author of the novel Utterly Monkey. His debut poetry collection, To a Fault, was shortlisted for the 2005 Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. Born in Northern Ireland, Laird lives in New York and London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393061864
Subtitle:
Poems
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Laird, Nick
Subject:
General
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Edition Description:
American
Publication Date:
20060517
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
73
Dimensions:
8.56x5.76x.53 in. .50 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z

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Product details 73 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393061864 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Winner of the 2005 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature; winner of the 2005 Ireland Chair for Poetry Award; the only poetry book long-listed for the Guardian First Book Award.
"Synopsis" by , "A confident hybrid of voices and styles tender and brilliant."Irish Times. Journeying between his native Ulster and his adopted London, Nick Laird balances ideas of home and flight, the need for belonging and the need to remain outside. Dexterous, fresh, and deft, To a Fault does "more, in its range and ambition, than any other first collection in at least the last ten years" (The Independent).
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