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    Publisher: Luath Press

    Don't Mention This to Anyone: Poems and Prose Fragments of a Life in the Punjab

    £8.99
    A collection of poems about India and Pakistan based on the personal experiences and memories of the writer, interspersed with commentary and biography.
    ISBN: 9781908373182
    AuthorTessa Ransford
    Pub Date01/10/2012
    BindingPaperback
    Pages126
    Availability: In Stock

    Inspired by the rediscovery of an Urdu phrasebook, Ransford takes the reader on a journey to explore the differences between 'then' and 'now', linking the reader to a world now lost to most. These poems question what it is to be both British and Indian, drawing on the author's memories and experiences to celebrate and uncover an 'Indian' self. This collection of poems reveals the influences that have been formative over four decades of Tessa Ransford's writings.

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    Inspired by the rediscovery of an Urdu phrasebook, Ransford takes the reader on a journey to explore the differences between 'then' and 'now', linking the reader to a world now lost to most. These poems question what it is to be both British and Indian, drawing on the author's memories and experiences to celebrate and uncover an 'Indian' self. This collection of poems reveals the influences that have been formative over four decades of Tessa Ransford's writings.