Festival Books (from The Greyhound)
The Essex Festival
Essex CO4 3SQ
joe [AT] essex [D0T] ac [D0T] uk
cheques payable to 'Essex Festival'
Martin Newell THE ILLEGIBLE BACHELOR £6.95
"...Well, it's never a dull moment with 'the alien' as he's affectionately known in Sensible Mansions." Cptn Sensible
Jack Hill THE COMPASS POINTS OF LOSS £6.95
This is his fourth volume of poems, which travels in memory from Shetland to Corunna, from Tokyo to his own birthplace.
Bernard Scudder COMPOSURES £6.95
The poems... are attempts to capture past or passing moments in the volatile and ambiguous medium or words.
Matthías Johannessen and Kristján Karlsson VOICES FROM ACROSS THE WATER £7.95
This collection features previously unpublished English translations of recent work by Joannessen, and original English poems by Karlsson - two of the most accomplished and respected poets in Iceland today.
John Muckle CYCLOMOTORS £7.95
...a tissue of stories woven around a boy's scrapbook found amongst the rubble of a demolished block of flats.
N.S.Thompson THE HOME FRONT 6.95
...his first collection of verse... can be seen as a collection of cautionary tales.
Martin Newell and James Dodds WILD MAN OF WIVENHOE £6.95
published by Festival Books and Jardine Press