Down River


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Down River

by Sean O'Brien (Author)



ISBN: 9780330481953


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Perceptive and darkly funny poetry from the Forward-prize-winning poet.

While Downriver contains the English urban pastoral and hymns to the Northern deities for which Sean O'Brien is justly celebrated, the poet has always been more a singer than even his many admirers have sometimes conceded: here, that lyric note is sounded more openly than ever before. With Downriver, his fifth collection, O'Brien has produced his most various and mature work yet. This is a poetry of both delicacy and gravity, assuagement as well as agitation, rivers that start in hell but later fall as rain -- and will only strengthen his reputation as one of the most gifted English poets at work today.


ISBN 330481959
ISBN13 9780330481953
Publisher Picador
Format Paperback
Publication date 06/04/2001
Pages 80
Weight (grammes) 110
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 197
Width (mm) 130