Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “From the Author of Nick Ascroft” as Want to Read:
From the Author of Nick Ascroft
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

From the Author of Nick Ascroft

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Nick Ascroft is one of the most gifted young poets to emerge in New Zealand in recent years. He writes with astonishing dexterity in a wide range of voices and styles, but underlying the verbal fireworks is a deeply felt engagement with life in New Zealand today.
Paperback, 72 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Victoria University Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about From the Author of Nick Ascroft, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about From the Author of Nick Ascroft

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-2)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
May 13, 2016 James rated it it was amazing
I don't know enough about poetry to give an erudite, scholarly explanation for my rating here. I just know that a significant number of the poems in this book touched my soul. It's a very slim volume - only some 70 pages of text, but the poems which form that text include so many gems that I couldn't comfortably list them here. I realise that poetic taste is individual, but this book was exactly to my taste - the wistfulness of poems like "A vacuum cleaner", with its closing stanza:

"I see your e
Renee rated it liked it
Jul 27, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book