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Canongate, 2008 - Fiction - 106 pages
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Breaking the silence Lemn Sissay is back with a sensational new book. Listener overflows with love poems, inner-city soap operas, reflections on history, mystery and felicity and much more. Every page sings with Sissay's unique voice - visionary, good-humoured and bursting with life.

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User Review  - Elelta - Goodreads

while i loved all of it, the final essay was brilliant Read full review

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User Review  - Kate Gould - Goodreads

Lemn Sissay's latest poetry collection is not exciting fare. The main problem is that it lacks freshness. There is little that is striking or exceptional, largely because Sissay borrows so heavily ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Lemn Sissay (born 1967) is a British poet. He is known for performances of his poetry, solo and also with jazz fusion groups. He is also a journalist, playwright, and presenter, working extensively on radio and television. He appears on the Leftfield album Leftism. He was born in Lancashire, of Ethiopian parents.

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