Pearl

Pearl

Fiction & Poetry, Poetry
Paperback Published on: 01/06/2017
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Synopsis

Poet Laureate

Pearl is an entrancing allegorical tale of grief and lost love, as the narrator is led on a Dantean journey through sorrow to redemption by his vanished beloved. Retaining all the alliterative music of the original, a Middle English poem thought to be by the same anonymous author responsible for Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl is here brought to vivid and intricate life in the care of one of the finest poets writing today.

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571302970
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Weight: 109g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 10 mm

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Pearl
Consoling
In these strange times, it is consoling to read Pearl, a poem of solace and consolation in itself. To read the words written in 1390 and know that you’re r... READ MORE
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