Beauties of the Octagonal Pool by Gregory O'Brien PDF

By Gregory O'Brien

ISBN-10: 186940579X

ISBN-13: 9781869405793

Gregory O'Brien's first assortment on the grounds that Afternoon of a night teach (2005), Beauties of the Octagonal Pool is focused at the 'octagonal pool' of the Waitemata Harbour. prepared in 8 sections, the ebook collects poems written from and out of a number of occasions, destinations and stories, from the water-frontages of Fiji, Fiordland and the Mediterranean to the equipped background of Moscow and Berlin. Expansive, captivating, wide-ranging, O'Brien's poetry constantly has a considerate musicality, a shambling romance, a feeling of humour. In testomony to this, the poem 'Beauties of the Octagonal Pool' doesn't itself seem within the publication, having been deserted after O'Brien turned marooned in it, part means via. yet its ghostly subject matters hang-out the gathering and upload ballast to its bold eight-part constitution - a constitution held jointly via the supremely guaranteed and alluring voice of 1 of our greatest poets.

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