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The Rest on the Flight
 
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Peter Porter
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The Rest on the Flight

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Satirist, philosopher, elegist, aphorist, cultural historian - Peter Porter is perhaps too singular a talent to be described as 'representative' of the age: an Australian whose easy familiarity with the breadth of European culture puts most Europeans to shame, he has long held the reputation of one of our most intellectually promiscuous and culturally sophisticated writers ...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published February 16th 2011 by Picador USA (first published May 21st 2010)
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Steve Simpson
I read a poem out loud every day. Now I've finished and I'm going to start again from the beginning. There are quite a lot of references I don't understand but who cares? His work has a a lovely bitter undertone.
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Such an underated thoughtful poet.
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