Following on from the assured day-to-day poems of her first collection, Leontia Flynn's second, Drives , is a book of restless journeys--real and imaginary - interspersed with a series of sonnets on writers. Beginning in Belfast, where she lives, she visits a disjointed number of cities in Europe and the States--each one the occasion for an elliptical postcard home to herself. Alongside these reports from abroad, portraits of dead writers flicker through the pages of this book--Baudelaire, Proust, and Beckett; Bishop, ...

Drives 2008, Random House UK

ISBN-13: 9780224085175

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