The City of Empty Rooms

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Salt, 2006 - Poetry - 125 pages
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This is the most recent collection of poems by Tom Shaocott, prize winning Australian writer; this is a poet at the height of his creativity and ranges from poems about family, ancestry, beginnings, to poems about social issues, particularly the world-wide phenomenon of refugees and the stressed world we live in.

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Tom Shapcott (born 1935) is a well known Australian poet who has been published in a number of countries. Translations of major selections of his work have been published in Hungary, Romania and the Republic of Macedonia. He has published fifteen collections of poems in Australia, as well as six novels and other prose works. He was the inaugural Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide 1997-2005, in South Australia.

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