The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea: Poems (Google eBook)
From the phenomenally bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time comes Mark Haddon’s first collection of poems.
That Mark Haddon’s first book after The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is a book of poetry may surprise his many fans; that it is also one of such virtuosity and range will not.
The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea reveals a poet of great versatility and formal talent. All the gifts so admired in Haddon’s prose are in strong evidence here – the humanity, the dark humour, and the uncanny ventriloquism – but Haddon is also a writer of considerable seriousness, lyric power, and surreal invention. This book will consolidate his reputation as one of the most imaginative writers in contemporary literature.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea: PoemsUser Review - Nikolas Kalar - Goodreads
I read Mark Haddon's collection of poetry shortly after I read and thoroughly enjoyed his most famous novel "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime". That said, I didn't enjoy his poetical ... Read full review
Review: The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea: PoemsUser Review - Katy - Goodreads
I read this book for #15 of #26bookswithbringingupburns: 'a book of poems'. I have basically never read poetry for fun before. Especially not a whole book by one author. Anyway, I picked this because ... Read full review
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