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The Burning Mystery of Anna in 1951

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Published July 28th 1979 by Random House Trade Paperbacks
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Oliver Ho
A puzzling book--mysterious, as the title suggests. Lots of mysteries and questions in every poem. How to think, how to live, what does this or that mean, and so on. Questioning life, himself, strangers, friends, past loves. It's an abstract collection of abstract poems, and it's hard to know exactly what's going on in any of them, but I enjoyed the overall feeling and propulsion of the collection. There's a desperation and melancholy in all the questioning, and also a sense of humour.
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