The Triumph of Cancer, Paperback / softback Book


The Triumph of Cancer blurs the borders of science and poetry, working with forensic attention to capture the `inscape' of the living world.

In this powerful new collection, presented as a museum of artefacts, Chris McCabe returns to the site of personal trauma to confront disease head-on.

Elegies for his father, poets and celebrities mingle with still-life portraits of organic and synthetic subjects.

These poems move with lyric grace and surgical precision against a backdrop of terror and cancerous global politics, showing McCabe at the height of his powers: dextrous, darklycomic and a true original.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 90 pages
  • Publisher: Penned in the Margins
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  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9781908058607



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