Small Hands, Paperback / softback Book

Description

Winner of the 2015 Forward Prize for Best First Collection Mona Arshi's debut collection, 'Small Hands', introduces a brilliant and compelling new voice.

At the centre of the book is the slow detonation of grief after her brother's death but her work focuses on the whole variety of human experience: pleasure, hardship, tradition, energised by language which is in turn both tender and risky.

Often startling as well as lyrical, Arshi's poems resist fixity; there is a gentle poignancy at work here which haunt many of the poems.

This is humane poetry. Arshi's is a daring, moving and original voice.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Liverpool University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9781781381816

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