The Dice Cup

John Fuller

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Vintage Publishing
2 October 2014
ISBN: 9780701188368
Paperback

From the publisher

'In the dice cup, then, life becomes not a design but a wager; not an adventure but a game...'

Brimming with brio and brilliance, John Fuller's latest collection comprises exquisite philosophical arguments, dream visions, aphorisms, precise portraits, colourful fables and tableaux of life. But here too lie shadows: in departures and deteriorations, in a life balanced delicately between the known and the unknown.

Taken together, The Dice Cup unfolds like a Chinese box of observations; wit, humour, pathos and playfulness entwine to thrilling and thought-provoking effect. It is a late, great work from one of our finest poets.