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Among the people and creatures to be met in Expanded Universes are the last sphinx in captivity, a flying prophet, the unorthodox compiler of a Contradictionary, Gertrude Stein's little-known sister and two exceptionally loud-mouthed dogs, Rolf and Garth. Questions of belief and imaginative freedom are approached from sometimes unlikely angles. The man who translated Kater ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published September 9th 1996 by Faber & Faber
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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 ...moreMore about Christopher Reid...