Helen MACDONALD
Shaler's Fish
64 pp 250x160 mm
publ Jun 2001.
Paperback (Out of print).

The cased & lettered edition with additional holographic material is also out of print.

'The poems are particular, discrete responses to particular events & onjects, often places. They play with the tension between a high lyric voice...orienting the reader in a field populated by different versions of the self & its relation to the natural world.'

"Helen Macdonald offers one of the most sustained explorations of avian imagery in recent lyric poetry, & this extends to speculative commentary on the human domination of the aiwaves for purposes of danger-signalling, sexual display & territorial assertion, from the radio telescope of Jodrell Bank to CNN." (Drew Milne)

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