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In These Days of Prohibition (Paperback) (Caroline Bird)

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In These Days of Prohibition is Caroline Bird’s fifth Carcanet collection. As always, she is a poet of dark hilarity and telling social comment. Shifting between poetic and vulgar registers, the surreal imagery of her early work is re-deployed to venture into the badlands of the human psyche. Her poems hold their subjects in an unflinching grip, addressing faces behind the veneer, asking what it is that keeps us alive. These days of prohibition are days of intoxication and inebriation, rehab in a desert and adultery for atheists, until finally Bird edges us out of danger, ‘revving on a wish’.
Number of Pages: 63
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: Caroline Bird
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2017
TCIN: 52837987
UPC: 9781784104788
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-6087
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