Mondeo Man, Paperback Book


Explosive political satire and acerbic wit leap from stage to page in Mondeo Man - the hotly anticipated debut collection from Luke Wright.

Yummy mummies and debauched Tory grandees mingle with drunk Essex commuters and leering tabloid paps; a small town chip-shop becomes the site of a heart-wrenching story of failed marriage; and a televised manhunt enthrals an entire nation. Wide-ranging, approachable and formally adept, Mondeo Man both celebrates and laments a country of disappearing pubs, celebrity anti-heroes and motorway service stations, perfectly capturing the English idiom at the turn of the twenty-first century.

Whether in sonnet, ballad, ottava rima or univocalism, Wright's fast-paced rhythms and inventive rhyme always hit the spot and never pull their punches.

This is poetry at its most contemporary, satirical, fun, and archetypally English.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Penned in the Margins
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9781908058096



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