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Selected Poems Hardcover – 3 Jan 1991


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Born in 1941 in Belfast, Mahon read French at Trinity College, Dublin. His first book NIGHT CROSSING was published by OUP in 1968. He moved to London in the 70s where he worked as a literary journalist, but now lives again in Dublin. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Excellent Verse 25 Aug 2001
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Phillipe Jaccotet has enough of the child like inquisition in all of us and enough of an appeal to the beautiful and romantic, to off set his imaginitive language, his modern sensibilities. I am no poetry expert, but reading the very musical verse of Jaccotet is positively a joy. Of course i didn't like all of the poetry in the book, the later ones seemed dreary. But jaccotet is a genius worth getting to know. I recomend buying this book to all those interested in French poetry in the surrealist or any other tradition.
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