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Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass - by Lana del Rey (Hardcover)

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The New York Times bestselling debut book of poetry from Lana Del Rey, Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass.

"Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many. Some of which came to me in their entirety, which I dictated and then typed out, and some that I worked laboriously picking apart each word to make the perfect poem. They are eclectic and honest and not trying to be anything other than what they are and for that reason I'm proud of them, especially because the spirit in which they were written was very authentic." --Lana Del Rey

Lana's breathtaking first book solidifies her further as "the essential writer of her times" (The Atlantic). The collection features more than thirty poems, many exclusive to the book: Never to Heaven, The Land of 1,000 Fires, Past the Bushes Cypress Thriving, LA Who Am I to Love You?, Tessa DiPietro, Happy, Paradise Is Very Fragile, Bare Feet on Linoleum, and many more. This beautiful hardcover edition showcases Lana's typewritten manuscript pages alongside her original photography. The result is an extraordinary poetic landscape that reflects the unguarded spirit of its creator.

Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is also brought to life in an unprecedented spoken word audiobook which features Lana Del Rey reading fourteen select poems from the book accompanied by music from Grammy Award-winning musician Jack Antonoff.



Review Quotes



"Achingly romantic"--Vogue

"A melancholy meditation . . . Violet's poems tap into Del Rey's signature gauzy, glamorous style."--Bustle

"Mesmeric glimpses into the existence of a cultural enigma."--i-D

"Her words work their way around you, pulling you into a world that's not unlike a David Lynch movie."--Barnes & Noble



About The Author



Lana Del Rey is an American singer, songwriter, artist, and poet. Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is her first book.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.5 Inches (H) x 5.8 Inch (W) x .9 Inch (D)
Weight: .64 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 112
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: American
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover
Author: Lana del Rey
Book theme: General
Language: English
Street Date: September 29, 2020
TCIN: 80810787
UPC: 9781982167288
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-0078
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
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5 out of 5 stars
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josh - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
one if the best poetry books I’ve ever read. not saying it because i love lana but genuinely a good read, listened to the vinyl while i read some and it felt nice. shipped in perfect condition and glad i finally own it
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fantastic book

5 out of 5 stars
great book - 2 years ago
headline speaks for itself.
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fantastic

5 out of 5 stars
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am22 - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
christmas gift for my sister, hope she likes it
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Beautiful poetry

5 out of 5 stars
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RL - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
Beautiful book! Love her writing.
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Love it

5 out of 5 stars
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Brian - 3 years ago
I read it all the time very soothing and full of lofe
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Exhilarating

5 out of 5 stars
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- 3 years ago
I really liked her beautiful vocabulary and extravagant words. She truly is a beauty inside and out. Glad we got to see this side of you Lana, it’s exhilarating and beautiful. Can’t wait for your new poetry book.
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I liked it

5 out of 5 stars
Lana fan - 3 years ago
A few of her poems were really amazing and canceled out the ones I didn’t care for. I did not like every single poem but didn’t expect to! A great addition to my bookshelf.
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One of my kids wanted it for Christmas

5 out of 5 stars
Nurse Ali - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
Great price prompt shipment
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Amazing Book

5 out of 5 stars
Alan - 4 years ago
This is the best poetry you could buy.
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Highly Recommend

5 out of 5 stars
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jonjon - 4 years ago
Expected a poetry book that followed the modern grain of simplicity and minimalism when it comes to the images accompanying the poetry... I am beyond surprised and happy to say, this book goes against the grain.
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5 out of 5 stars
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- 4 years ago
Amazing book from an amazing woman
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