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Love and Loss and Other Important Stuff

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 65 pages
Published June 1st 2017 by Silhouette Press
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Katie Lumsden
Jul 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Thoroughly enjoyable, very very funny and wonderfully meta in its comments on poets and poetry as a medium.
Abbie Foxton
Dec 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
The third instalment of a recent bounty from the Silhouette Press catalogue and this time it is author Jonathan Pinnock, who is best known to me as the guy who did strange things to Jane Austen. Sacrilege? Never! This writer has completed the "level 4 compliance" within the "Poetry Society Guidelines" that include restrictions on rhyming, poems about cats and is more than ready to challenge all styles and rip them up, especially the ones on swearing cause he "can't remember which fucking ones". ...more
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Feb 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
From absurd situations and locations to cynical verbal sparkles, there’s an inevitable physiological tension growing as the readers goes on with his reading. This effect is reinforced by the fact that the first sparkles come from the first poem (a meta piece), quite unannounced as such.

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