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"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 Faultdoes "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 First Book Award.

Synopsis:

"A confident hybrid of voices and styles...tender and brilliant."-- 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, does "more, in its range and ambition, than any other first collection...in at least the last ten years" ().

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:
9780393330366
Author:
Laird, Nick
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Copyright:
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , "A confident hybrid of voices and styles...tender and brilliant."-- 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, does "more, in its range and ambition, than any other first collection...in at least the last ten years" ().
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