A Poetry Book Society Recommendation Following the exceptional acclaim for his first two books, Paul Farley might have been forgiven for resting on his laurels with his `difficult third' - but Tramp in Flames instead finds him driving his formal ambition and remarkable imagination harder than ever. A book of considerable emotional daring and sometimes Wordsworthian sweep, Tramp in Flames is the work of a meticulous archivist of our cultural memory, and sets the palimpsest of the present hour on a light-box. It also shows ...

Tramp in Flames 2006, Pan MacMillan, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780330440073

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