Praise for Brian Patten:
‘A magical ability to turn radiant imagination loose…’ The Times
‘Patten composes rhapsodies and lamentations to the terrible beauty of human love.’ Literary Review
‘The master-poet of his genre, the one one continually and successfully to ring true.’ Tribune
‘He thinks and feels ferociously.’ Listener
About the Author
Brian Patten was born in Liverpool in 1946. His poetry for adults has been published in many languages and his collections include ‘Love Poems’, ‘Storm Damage’, and ‘Grinning Jack’. His work for children includes the poetry collections ‘Gargling with Jelly’ and ‘Thawing Frozen Frogs’ as well as plays and the award-winning novel ‘Mr Moon’s Last Case’.