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Expanded Universes

Christopher Reid
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571179244
Date Published
09.09.1996
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Summary

Among the people and creatures to be met in Expanded Universes are the last sphinx in captivity, a flying prophet, the unorthodox compiler of a Contradictionary, Gertrude Stein’s little-known sister and two exceptionally loud-mouthed dogs, Rolf and Garth. Questions of belief and imaginative freedom are approached from sometimes unlikely angles. The man who translated Katerina Brac and preserved the writings of Alfred Stoker, Christopher Reid here continues his project of finding significance in the marginal, the endangered, the aprocryphal and the downright absurd.

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Christopher Reid is the author of many books of poems, including A Scattering (winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award 2009), The Song of Lunch, Nonsense and The Curiosities. For his first collection of poems for children, All Sorts, he received the Signal Award 2000. From 1991 to 1999 he was Poetry Editor at Faber & Faber, where…

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