The Mermaid’s Purse


Fleur Adcock Published by Bloodaxe Books ISBN 9781780375700 EAN 9781780375700 Paperback

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Fleur Adcock began writing the poems in this book when she was 82. The two chief settings are New Zealand, with its multi-coloured seas, and Britain, seen in various decades, plus foreign travels, flirtations, family memories, and a sequence in memory of her friend, the poet Roy Fisher.