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Fixing the Broken Nightingale

by James Richard Allen

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Fixing the Broken Nightingale contains poems of paradox, cynicism, tenderness, outrage and resignation, fleeting lust and enduring love, observation, invention and glimpses of enlightenment written by this widely published and charismatic author, whose earlier books include the critically lauded The Kamikaze Mind (Brandl & Schlesinger) and the NSW Premier's Literary Award-nominated Thursday's Fictions (Five Island Press), and whose previous work also includes multi-award-winning creativity for the screen, the stage and new media platforms."A poet with a subtle, satirical bent, he often renders the mundane (spiders' webs, umbrellas, text messages, taxis) luminous and metaphoric, while interrogating themes of love and loss with poignant artistry...Superb." - William Yeoman, The West Australian"Explosively powerful poetry, vividly, eloquently written and full of short, sharp immediacy."- Lynne Lancaster, Sydney Arts Guide (full review)"The diary of one poet's search for authenticity - a series of quests - this collection needs to be read as a whole. An exceptionally engaging book." - Vivian Smith… (more)
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Fixing the Broken Nightingale contains poems of paradox, cynicism, tenderness, outrage and resignation, fleeting lust and enduring love, observation, invention and glimpses of enlightenment written by this widely published and charismatic author, whose earlier books include the critically lauded The Kamikaze Mind (Brandl & Schlesinger) and the NSW Premier's Literary Award-nominated Thursday's Fictions (Five Island Press), and whose previous work also includes multi-award-winning creativity for the screen, the stage and new media platforms."A poet with a subtle, satirical bent, he often renders the mundane (spiders' webs, umbrellas, text messages, taxis) luminous and metaphoric, while interrogating themes of love and loss with poignant artistry...Superb." - William Yeoman, The West Australian"Explosively powerful poetry, vividly, eloquently written and full of short, sharp immediacy."- Lynne Lancaster, Sydney Arts Guide (full review)"The diary of one poet's search for authenticity - a series of quests - this collection needs to be read as a whole. An exceptionally engaging book." - Vivian Smith

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