[BOOKS] ✴ Landscape with Chainsaw: Poems ✻ James Lasdun – E-inbusiness.co.uk

Landscape with Chainsaw: Poems An Exuberant And Bold Series Of Poems Drawing On The Poet S Life In The Catskill Mountains Questions Of Exile And Belonging Figure Prominently, As Does The Struggle To Find A Viable Relationship With The Natural World In The Chainsaw The Book S Central Image All Manner Of Human Traits Are Reflected With An Intense, Often Comical Brilliance.

About the Author: James Lasdun

James Lasdun was born in London and now lives in upstate New York He has published two novels as well as several collections of short stories and poetry He has been long listed for the Man Booker Prize and short listed for the Los Angeles Times, T S Eliot, and Forward prizes in poetry and he was the winner of the inaugural U.K BBC Short Story Prize His nonfiction has been published in Harpe

10 thoughts on “Landscape with Chainsaw: Poems

  1. says:

    A fine book of poetry that, to me, recalls Philip Larkin much of the poetry is unobtrusively formal, the sensibiility is often mordant In a way its narrative is the anti Larkin the speaker taking all the poems together as a narrative is from a family of British Jews who converted to Anglicanism, and his consciousness of being an outsider among the English, and everywhere, runs throughout He emigrates to

  2. says:

    this was a pleasure to read

  3. says:

    PPE 3 26 08

  4. says:

    Stellar poetry Very striking Great phrasing.

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