How The Hell Are You

How The Hell Are You

Fiction & Poetry, Poetry
Paperback Published on: 20/08/2020
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Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize 2020

A new collection from Glyn Maxwell - one of the great poetic stylists of the era, and one of its leading dramatic voices - is always a cause for celebration.

Here, there are squibs and satires, lyrics and songs, poems written to family members and in memory of loved ones, a series of poems written by an artificial intelligence that will thrill and disturb in equal measure, and a chance for the blank page to finally speak for itself. But How The Hell Are You is, in its way, also a quietly political book: Maxwell regards poetry as truth-telling, and these poems - in their intimate, unsparing accounts and clear-eyed reckonings - recoil from the lies and fake news of the age to actually 'tell it like it is'. How The Hell Are You shows a remarkable imagination and mind working at full tilt, and is the most powerful expression of Maxwell's talent to date.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781529037739
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Weight: 134g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 157 x 9 mm

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