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Luke Kennard recasts Shakespeare's 154 sonnets as a series of anarchic prose poems set in the same joyless house party.
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Divorced, and perhaps a little bruised, Luke Wright journeys off the sunken roads of southern England and into himself, pursued by murderous swans, empty car seats and his father’s skeleton clocks.
‘Poetry as fire, as lament, as beauty ... I was blown away by this book.’
is a symphony of personal and political fury — sometimes probing delicately, sometimes burning with raw energy.
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