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Icarus on Earth

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Jane Griffith's second collection re-imagines lives. Her poems are populated by people ranging from the invented to the mythological to the wholly real. Somewhere in between, the title-sequence recreates the life of Icarus as it might have been had he been born in modern suburban England. Through the voices of his father, his mother, his mildly inept biographer, and the ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Bloodaxe Books
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May 01, 2009 Nikki rated it liked it
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I picked this one up at random because the title of the collection interested me. There's interesting subject matter for poems, and some very nice bits of poems, but overall I wasn't that intrigued.
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