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God’s Gift to Women

Don Paterson

God’s Gift to Women is Don Paterson – the prize-winning Scottish poet – at his finest: a ‘terrific, intelligent, lyrical, delicate, lovely piece of work’ (A. L. Kennedy).

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571177622
Date Published
06.01.2005
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Summary

After the huge success of Nil Nil (a Poetry Book Society Choice and winner of the Forward Prize best first collection), Don Paterson’s second collection was impatiently awaited. His readers were not disappointed. In God’s Gift to Women, straight autobiography mixes with invention, exaggeration, technical dazzle and sheer cheek to produce a book quite unlike any other.

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Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. His poetry has won many awards, including the Whitbread Poetry Prize, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, all three Forward Prizes and, on two occasions, the T. S. Eliot Prize. He was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2009. He is Professor of Poetry at the University…

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