Dead Cat Bounce: New & Selected Poems

Author(s): John Carey


'John Carey possesses a wicked, intelligent sense of humour and a deft feel for the play of language. His poetry is a finely calibrated device for detecting and skewering absurdity, cant, hypocrisy, humbug, mendacity, and institutional cruelty. Underlying the fun is the humanist's lament that we should and could be better than this. Though overshadowed by his satires, this New and Selected also contains lyrical and personal poems which are acutely affecting.' — Brook Emery


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  • : 9781925780949
  • : Puncher & Wattmann
  • : Puncher & Wattmann
  • : 0.142
  • : March 2021
  • : {"length"=>["21"], "width"=>["14.8"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

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  • : John Carey
  • : en
  • : Paperback