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Skimming the Soul

Skimming the Soul

by Tariq Latif

Childhood in Pakistan, the problems faced by the immigrant community in Britain, and the contrast between the two cultures, particularly in terms of religious influences, are the central themes in this first collection by the Lahore-born poet now living in Manchester.

These poems gleam with articulate anger... Some of the shorter poems are lovely little machines that work perfectly when activated...

Ian Macmillan, Poetry Review

...the shorter poems are lovely little machines that work perfectly when activated...

Poetry Review Vol 82:1, Spring 1992

Paperback
60 pages

ISBN 0 946407 64 9
Published 1991