'Clear-eyed, clever, coolly boho, it's also deeply touching.' -- The Times, 31 July 2002
'In side-splitting no-holds barred lines, Reed delves into many of the myths surrounding the rhinestoned gladiator
destined to become a cult classic.' -- Daily Mirror, 10 August 2002
'Jeremy Reed's new and extraordinary epic sequence of poems about Elvis liberates the star from a mausoleum of camp Americana.' -- Independent on Sunday, 11 August 2002
'Pick of the commemorative crop is the chunky volume of verse by Jeremy Reed: British poetry's glam, spangly and shape-shifting answer to David Bowie.' -- Independent Magazine, 10 August 2002
About the Author
Jeremy Reed is widely regarded as one of Britain's most gifted poets. He is the author of numerous accredited works and has been awarded with several prizes, including the Somerset Maugham Award, the Poetry Society European Prize, the Ingram-Merrill Foundation Award and the Eric Gregory Award.