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Vanishing Acts: New and Selected Poems, 1985-2005

3.63  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Hardcover, 219 pages
Published April 28th 2006 by Not Avail (first published April 2006)
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Anita Lobo
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Hoskote's poetry strides lithely between uniquely Indian connotations to universal constructs that would resonate with poetry-lovers worldwide.

To quote reviewer Agha Shahid Ali, "Hoskote wants discover language, as one would a new chemical in a lab experiment ..."

Startling gems appear almost matter-of-fact as I read.

I will leave you with just one [and not spoil the surprise a good book yields:]

" a little sea to landlocked lips."
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