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  • The Vampyreby John William Polidori; Franklin Bishop

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2005; US$ 5.99

    A fascinating but shadowy figure of Romanticism, John Polidori was the sensitive but fierce writer behind one of literature's most notorious characters?the vampyre. This short story reveals the seductive figure of evil, who continues to exert a powerful influence over popular culture and who cemented Polidori's status within the Gothic tradition.... more...

  • Semibreveby John F. Deane

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 13.99

    The poems in this new collection from John F. Deane combine a lyrical grace with a fiercely questing intelligence, pushing against the mysteries of faith in a fractured world, paying tribute to the value of human life and love. Woven throughout the book is a thread of elegy for the poet?s brother, who died of cancer in 2010. The collection concludes... more...

  • Marrying the Ugly Millionaireby Sophie Hannah

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 16.99

    Poet Sophie Hannah is a disarmingly witty but sharp-eyed chronicler of everyday life and its peculiarities. This book collects all of her previous collections of verse and also includes new and uncollected poems. more...

  • Careful What You Wish Forby Peter Sansom

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 13.99

    A night in Matlock Bath, an Ode to Indolence, a boy running the ploughed fields of cross-country, and the 1975 Reading Festival, Careful What You Wish For is winter mornings lit by the tame volcano of a lava lamp, and it is Camus, St-Exupéry, and Ken Dodd. Also it is Robert Lowell in a canal boat just outside Mirfield, not to mention family poems... more...

  • Chris McCully: Selected Poemsby Chris McCully

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 19.99

    Featuring sonnets, sestinas, villanelles, and translations from Old English, this compilation by Dutch poet Chris McCully spans 16 years of his work. A meditation on extinction, this supple, sparing verse celebrates the fragile place in which we live as it reveals the author?s engagement with language and the poetic form. Inspired in part by Anglo... more...

  • A Recipe for Waterby Gillian Clarke

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2009; US$ 9.99

    Using water as a contemplative device, this anthology examines themes of war, womanhood, time, and the environment. Individual poems focus on a range of topics—from the seemingly unremarkable contents of a bottle of spring water to the more global issue of rising ocean levels. Rain, drought, flood, thirst, rivers, and oceans inspire this thought-provoking... more...

  • Over the Land and Over the Seaby Peter Swaab; Edward Lear

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 29.99

    Comic invention and an unrestrained sense of the absurd are explored in this collection of one of England's best-loved poets. Adored by generations of nonsense-loving children and treasured by adults conscious of the subtle melancholy that underlies the fun, these writings whisk readers away not only to the fabled lands of the Jumblies and the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo... more...

  • Eye of the Hareby John F. Deane

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2011; US$ 15.95

    These are poems that explore the parameters of a contemporary Christian sensibility in an attempt—through the reclamation of the language of sacrament and celebration—to re-invent a meaningful approach to contemporary problems. Moving from sonnet and stories through Biblical echoes, to the music of psalms, this compilation examines the failures of... more...

  • In the Wake of the Dayby John Ash

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2010; US$ 15.95

    Istanbul—a place that is both exotic and familiar, spanning west and east, past and present—is fully explored in this collection of poetry that sketches out its many faces. Memories, cultures, and histories intersect in these poems that arch from imaginings of contemporary Turkey and trace back along a journey to Antioch. With characteristic playfulness,... more...

  • Jilted Cityby Patrick McGuinness

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2010; US$ 15.95

    From short lyric pieces to long poetic sequences, moving elegies to playful translations, this collection explores how a sense of place and displacement are often unexpectedly connected. The poems, written both formally and in free verse, move from old and new Europe to the open spaces of North America and the urban frenzy of its cities, traveling... more...