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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 collections include Nil Nil, God’s Gift to Women, Landing Light, Rain and 40 Sonnets. He has published two books of aphorism, The Book of Shadows and The Blind Eye, as well as translations of Antonio Machado and Rainer Maria Rilke. He is also the author of Reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Smith:…

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