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Bloodaxe Books, Jan 1, 1989 - Fiction - 80 pages
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Creates a muscular but elegant language of the author's own slangy, youthful, up to the minuet jargon and vernacular of his native Northern England. He combines this with an easily worn erudition, plenty of nouns and the benefit of blinkered experience.

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About the author (1989)

Simon Armitage is an award-winning poet who has published ten volumes of poetry and translations of both "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and "The Death of King Arthur". He is professor of poetry at the University of Sheffield, England.

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