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The Year of Adverbs Elizabeth Smither

The Year of Adverbs

Elizabeth Smither

Published October 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781869403942
Paperback
64 pages
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Arriving eight years afterthe poetslast prize-winning offering, this collection explores the stuff of daily life, fizzing with personalities andalive with incidents.Travelingfrom NewZealand to Paris and back again,the poems tracea wedding, a birth,MoreArriving eight years after the poets last prize-winning offering, this collection explores the stuff of daily life, fizzing with personalities and alive with incidents. Traveling from New Zealand to Paris and back again, the poems trace a wedding, a birth, and several deaths, and offer revealing glimpses of Fats Waller, Eliza Bennet, Dorothy Parker, John Steinbeck, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Featuring such imagery as a horse playing an accordion, the compendium adeptly showcases the poets verbal playfulness, distinctive wit, and unique style.