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Not to Speak of the Dog

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This is an anthology which demonstrates the many different ways in which poets tell stories. It includes both English and foreign poets from the past alongside poets of today, united by a desire to present tales with the greatest of impact and memorability.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published October 2nd 2000 by Faber & Faber
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I was not impressed with Reid's selection. Also, he stretches the category of 'story' ridiculously wide.
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Christopher Reid, FRSL is a Hong Kong-born British poet, essayist, cartoonist, and writer. He has been nominated twice for the Whitbread Awards in 1996 and in 1997. A contemporary of Martin Amis, he was educated at Exeter College, Oxford. He is one of the exponents of Martian poetry which employs unusual metaphors to render everyday experiences and objects unfamiliar. He has worked as poetry edito ...more
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