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The Departure, Hardback Book

The Departure Hardback

Part of the Salt Modern Poets series



Shortlisted for the EDP-Jarrold East Anglian Book AwardsAt the centre of Emery's third collection are a series of narrative poems that reveal an astonishing range of personas, from the set of Mission Impossible, an extra from Gojira, porn stars, bombers and executioners - even Charles Bukowski turns up to take a leak.

There are Pennine journeys, war zones, the Norfolk coast, the Suffolk coast, riots, bad hotel rooms and crazy conventions.

Even the secret life of peas. Interspersed among all these are poems concerning the mysterious 'M'.


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