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View from the South

View from the South

Author: Owen Marshall
$40.00(NZD)  inc GST

A stunning collection of poems from one of New Zealand's most respected writers.

David Eggleton wrote of Marshall's poetry in the New Zealand Listenerthat, 'Above all, the poems are redolent of the South Island - all wild winds and dry hills, sleepy summer afternoons, the shimmer of light on lakes, snow like whitewash on the Alps.' In addition his poetry captures the voice and perspective of the South Island, whether it is contemplating family or friends, love or mortality, the local landscape or further afield, through place or time.

This collection brings together Marshall's most powerful poetry from his previous three collections with many more recent works. They are complemented by photographs taken by his friend and fellow Mainlander Grahame Sydney.

'They are an exquisite marriage of musicality, observation, elegance and economy. Certain words stand out in his lines like the glint of light on wet ground.' - Paula Green, New Zealand Herald.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780143771845
  • : Random House New Zealand
  • : Vintage
  • : June 2018
  • : 2 Centimeters X 16.2 Centimeters X 22 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Owen Marshall
  • : 208