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The ghosts and presences that flit about on the margins of people’s lives are evoked in Sasha Dugdale’s third collection of poetry. They are found at the edge of towns where superstores and allotments blur an older landscape, in Europe where emigrants leave their gods, their neighbors, and their memories, and across the chalk Downs of the poet’s native Sussex. Haunted by ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Carcanet Press Ltd.
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Jun 24, 2015 Pamela Scott rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I really enjoyed this collection of poems. Dugdale’s poems are beautifully written, full of lovely imagery. The poems in Red House are the kind of poems I find a bit intimidating. They’re proper poems. By that I mean I can’t describe what they’re about in a few lines. The title poem is really quite long and offers a fine example of the type of poetry to be found in this collection.