Speak, Old Parrot

by Dannie Abse
$35.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE UK

Publication Date: May 15, 2013

ISBN: 9780091944643

Binding: Hardback

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"2013 marks Dannie Abse's 90th birthday. In his lifetime he has published an astonishing array of work including poetry, fiction, criticism, plays and autobiography but it is as a poet that he is best known and loved. In Speak, Old Parrot he returns to themes of loss, love, medicine and its moral implications, the nature of creativity, Jewish folk tradition and the passing of time. The poems are observant of the outside world as well as the inner life and emotions but most of all they are a joy to read."