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Somebody, Somewhere [Paperback]

Alan A. Gillis
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Oct 2004
Debut collection from a young Belfast poet. Immediately striking with its ironically bold and brash lyrics and rampant musicality, Somebody, Somewhere builds into a profound and haunting medley of forms and voices, announcing the arrival of an ambitious, accomplished, important new voice in British and Irish verse.
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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: The Gallery Press (Oct 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1852353724
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852353728
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 16.9 x 0.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,240,526 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'He is urban and brash but there are moments reached after his deft displays when a reader must gasp' -- Fortnight Magazine, December 2004 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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'The first time I looked into Alan Gillis's poetry, I was completely taken by it. Even though there was so much to take in at first glance, I was immediately hooked by its linguistic exuberance, its intelligence, its black humour, its sometimes zany flights of imagination that are grounded in an emotional reality. Belfast features in many of these poems, but it is not a conventional 'Troubles' landscape. Here, the city is a state of altered consciousness, reeking of desperate late-night parties, the drink-and-drug-clouded boundaries that join and separate its protagonists. Yet the poems are often gloriously funny, formally brilliant, jinking deftly between streetwise talk and mordant rhetoric. Somebody, Somewhere is one of the best books of poetry I have read for some time.' -- Ciaran Carson. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Here and Now 1 Feb 2013
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Poems for the experienced and the new reader based on life in Northern Ireland now. Urban and popular culture references all thrown in the mix. Briskly paced, dense and clever, but not especially hard to engage with: a good read.
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