Sunday, January 30, 2005

[Between Silence and Silence] converts a range of human apprehensions, sensitivities, adversities, celebrations and delights into enduring poetic experiences. In a previous collection, Essequibo, winner of the 1992 Guyana Prize for Poetry, McDonald revels in the landscape and the rivers of a wild natural heritage, but more than in any of his other books, Between Silence and Silence is a praise song for nature's beauty....

From Al Creighton's review of Ian McDonald's recent book of poems, in today's Stabroek News.

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