Robin Robertson


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Robin Robertson is from the north-east coast of Scotland. His four collections of poetry have received the E.M. Forster Award and various Forward Prizes.

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The Long Take

3.87 avg rating — 1,876 ratings — published 2018 — 13 editions
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The Wrecking Light

4.08 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Mortification: Writers' Sto...

3.04 avg rating — 222 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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Swithering

3.88 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Sailing the Forest: Selecte...

4.11 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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A Painted Field

4.07 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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Slow Air: Poems

4.25 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Hill of Doors

4.21 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Robin Robertson Reading Fro...

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“What we understand is that society must allow room for the irrational, in healthy balance with the rational.”
Robin Robertson, The Bacchae

“Sense is nonsense to a fool.”
Robin Robertson, The Bacchae

“He is the god of epiphanies—sudden spiritual manifestations—and of transformation, and there is more shape-shifting associated with Dionysus than with any other Greek god except for his father, Zeus, whose metamorphoses were usually prompted by his pursuit of women. The”
Robin Robertson, The Bacchae

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