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Voodoo Shop by Ruth Padel

Voodoo Shop

by Ruth Padel

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The fifth and best collection of poetry from the award-winning author of Rembrandt Would Have Loved You. Beginning with a love letter and ending with a haunting meditation on departure and migration, Voodoo Shop takes the reader on a series of spectacular journeys across the world. Tori Amos chooses a piano in Vienna; Bridget Riley argues about art in a Venetian piazza; lovers buy each other voodoo dolls in Rio. The poems are separate dramatic scenarios with a strikingly varied cast of characters, but taken all together, they enact a single love story.… (more)



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Another book I bought for the author's dedication - this one inscribed `For Rowenna and to Greek plays'. I found it in Cheltenham's Oxfam bookshop. So much for Greek plays. While on this subject, I came across a book on Denmark the other day, a nineteenth-century publication, selling for £6 in a bookshop on Charing Cross Road. One owner had written inside it `bought for 3d at a rummage sale care of Mrs W.Bowyer'.
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