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    Life Without Air

    £10.99
    ISBN: 9781783786336
    AuthorDaisy Lafarge
    Pub Date05/11/2020
    BindingPaperback
    Pages96
    Availability: In Stock

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE TS ELIOT PRIZE FOR POETRY 2020

    "Whip-smart, sonically gorgeous" - Rae Armantrout, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning Versed

    When Louis Pasteur observed the process of fermentation, he noted that, while most organisms perished from lack of oxygen, some were able to thrive as 'life without air'. In this capricious, dreamlike collection, characters and scenes traverse states of airlessness, from suffocating relationships and institutions, to toxic environments and ecstatic asphyxiations.

    Both compassionate and ecologically nuanced, this innovative collection bridges poetry and prose to interrogate the conditions necessary for survival.

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    SHORTLISTED FOR THE TS ELIOT PRIZE FOR POETRY 2020

    "Whip-smart, sonically gorgeous" - Rae Armantrout, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning Versed

    When Louis Pasteur observed the process of fermentation, he noted that, while most organisms perished from lack of oxygen, some were able to thrive as 'life without air'. In this capricious, dreamlike collection, characters and scenes traverse states of airlessness, from suffocating relationships and institutions, to toxic environments and ecstatic asphyxiations.

    Both compassionate and ecologically nuanced, this innovative collection bridges poetry and prose to interrogate the conditions necessary for survival.