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A scattering : and, anniversary / Christopher Reid.

By: Reid, Christopher, 1949-.
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2019Copyright date: ©2017Description: 88 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780571354535.Other title: Anniversary [Other title].Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): English poetry -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 821 Summary: This edition brings together A Scattering and Anniversary in a single book of lamentation and remembrance, its subject being Christopher Reid's wife, the actress Lucinda Gane, who died of cancer at the age of fifty-five. A Scatering was first published in the UK in 2009 to wide acclaim, winning the Costa Book of the Year Award. ... Pairing A Scatering for the first time with Anniversary, which was written to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Gane's death, this volume brings Reid into dialogue, again, with the wife he loved. A moving exploration of the stages of grief and how the 'weighty emptinesses' that remain after bereavement change us, A Scattering and Anniversary show us what it means to love, lose and - forever changed - continue on.
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First published in the United States in 2017.

This edition brings together A Scattering and Anniversary in a single book of lamentation and remembrance, its subject being Christopher Reid's wife, the actress Lucinda Gane, who died of cancer at the age of fifty-five. A Scatering was first published in the UK in 2009 to wide acclaim, winning the Costa Book of the Year Award. ... Pairing A Scatering for the first time with Anniversary, which was written to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Gane's death, this volume brings Reid into dialogue, again, with the wife he loved. A moving exploration of the stages of grief and how the 'weighty emptinesses' that remain after bereavement change us, A Scattering and Anniversary show us what it means to love, lose and - forever changed - continue on.

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