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Names of the Sea Trout

Tom Rawling

Names of the Sea Trout

"If you only buy one book of poetry a year, The Names of the Sea Trout would be an excellent choice." Tony Charles, Odyssey

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Northern Stories Vol. 3

ed. Berlie Doherty and Stanley Middleton

Northern Stories Vol. 3

Stories by Simon Gotts, Heather Leach, Margaret Lesser, Hilary Patel, Guy Russell, Mary Sara, Moe Sherrard-Smith, David Stephenson, Beverley Strauss, Robert Watson and Philip Young.

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Skimming the Soul

Tariq Latif

Skimming the Soul

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.

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Northern Poetry Vol. 1

ed. Catherine Byron and John Lyons

Northern Poetry Vol. 1

This volume contains the best entries from a competition held during the summer of 1989 for northern poets, as selected by the competition judges, Catherine Byron and John Lyons. Each of the twelve winning poets isrepresented by five poems or a sequence, or one longer poem, in order to give a clearer view of the writer than is the case with the usual anthology.

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Flowers from the Slaghills

Steve Davies

Flowers from the Slaghills

Steve Davies was born in a mining district of East Lancashire, though he now lives in Somerset. Flowers from the Slaghills is a full-length sequence on the decline of the mining industry, and is distinguished by the accuracy of detail and strength of feeling.

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Port of Entry

Geoff Hattersley

Port of Entry

These poems display a fidelity to Northern working-class life in the post-industrial age, and are by turns wry and self-deprecating, and savagely satirical. The poet was born near Barnsley, and now lives in Huddersfield.

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No Stranger to This Place

Beth Edge

No Stranger to This Place

Born in South Wales, Beth Edge has lived in the Barnsley area of South Yorkshire since 1966. In these poems, she proves she is 'no stranger' to the county of her adoption, confronting the harshness of the industrial landscape at the same time as giving expression to romantic feeling in the face of nature.

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Disturbed Ground

David Harmer

Disturbed Ground

A first full collection from a member of the Northern-based poetry cabaret / performance group 'The Circus of Poets'. There is a concisiveness, a wiry strength and a wry humour about these poems, which need the page to appreciate them fully.

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Selected Poems 1972-1986

Stanley Cook

Selected Poems 1972-1986

A collection by a Yorkshire poet about the North - its wide, wild spaces, its farmlands, its history, its industrial past and present, its bright, enduring people - which resonates beyond geographical boundaries and events.

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A Kind of Likeness

John Ward

A Kind of Likeness

John Ward was born in 1915 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, although his father's family come from the North Yorkshire moors where they have lived and worked for over three hundred years.

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