Common Prayer

Fiona Sampson

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Carcanet Press Ltd
28 June 2007
ISBN: 9781857549423
Paperback

From the publisher

By turns sensual and incantatory, "Common Prayer" offers a liturgy for a world in crisis. Meditations on the actuality of sickness and bereavement move outward through narratives of the broken body of Europe's violent twentieth century. Challenging and exploratory, Fiona Sampson's poetry remakes the spiritual and physical metaphors by which we live.