The insomniac speakers in Halflife are coming of age in a mythical world full of threat and promise. Seeking their true selves amid the fallen cathedrals of America, they speak wryly of destructive love affairs, aesthetic obsession, and encroaching war, but refuse to abandon hope in the power of imagination.
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Review: Halflife: PoemsUser Review - Kimberly - Goodreads
The other reviews of this book on this site contain the biggest words I have seen yet in any review of a book that I've read. Read full review
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There are some very good poems and a lot of mediocre ones which is typical of a first book. O'Rourke's reputation seems to outflank her talent Read full review