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$16.50 • £13.95 • €15.00

ISBN 9780674970823

Publication Date: 11/21/2016

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176 pages

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Long regarded as one of Britain’s major poets, Glyn Maxwell is the author of numerous books, including One Thousand Nights and Counting: Selected Poems (2011).

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