The Biplane Houses

Author(s): Les A. Murray

Plays - Poetry

Les Murray' s first new book since "Poems the Size of Photographs "(2002) finds him at his near-miraculous best. Where that book and the book-length poem "Fredy Neptune "(1999) were animated by Murray' s choice of a single mode of approach (the short poem, the modern epic), this one calls on his ability to write in any voice, style, and genre: there are story poems, wordplays, history-- and myth-makings, domestic portraits, and Australian landscapes (such as the one that gives the book its title). "The Biplane Houses "is evidence of a great poet in top form.


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Shortlisted for Age Book of the Year: Poetry 2006.

General Fields

  • : 9781863952149
  • : Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited
  • : Black Inc.
  • : April 2006
  • : 210mm X 140mm X 9mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Les A. Murray
  • : Paperback
  • : 2006
  • : 821/.914
  • : 96