Carrying My Wife

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Bloodaxe, 2000 - Poetry - 158 pages
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Alvi's poems are "vivid, witty, and imbued with unexpected and delicious glimpses of the surreal-this poet's third country"-Maura Dooley. In these poems her delicately drawn fantasies transform the familiar into strange evocations of the joys and ten

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Carrying My Wife 2000
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Missing
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Quiet People
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1954, Moniza Alvi teaches English part-time at a girls' school in South London. Her first collection of poems The Country at my Shoulder (OPB, 1993) led to her being chosen as one of the New Generation' of poets.

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