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Abbotsford Mysteries free pdf The Abbotsford Convent becomes more than the setting, the grey mince-meat walls, of this collection. It emerges as presence, intimate and familiar as well as constraining and forbidding. But it is childhood itself which becomes the subterranean geography and pulse. Subject to an overworld of lay and religious adults, the razor of power having such adult force, the voices in these poems create multiple pathways through memory and time as they map and navigate the many-stranded mysteries of their institutionalised lives.

About Patricia Sykes

Patricia Sykes is a prize-winning poet and the author of the acclaimed collection, Wire Dancing (1999). In 1996 "river salvages" won the John Shaw Neilson Poetry Award and "death, passion-fruit and roses" was a finalist in the 1995 AUNTECH Poetry Prize. Two of the poems in Modewarre have been awarded prizes. "Modewarre -- ways you might approach it" was Highly Commended in the Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize and "Sanctuary: Swan lake, Phillip Island" won the Tom Collins Poetry Prize. Wire Dancing was shortlisted for the Anne Elder and Mary Gilmore Awards. In addition to her poetry, Patricia Sykes is also a professional storyteller and performer.

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Author : Patricia Sykes
Publisher : Spinifex Press
Data Published : 01 August 2011
ISBN : 1876756950
EAN : 9781876756956
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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