ISBN 9780620812252
Pages 70
Dimensions 203 x 133mm
Published 2018
Publisher uHlanga Press, South Africa
Format Paperback

Foundling's Island

by P.R. Anderson

P.R. Anderson’s second collection – which as an unfinished manuscript shared the 2003 Sanlam Literary Award – announced his arrival as a fresh and significant voice in South African poetry. Republished now for the first time in over a decade, Foundling’s Island’s journey of coasts, creatures and dreams is as tightly crafted and joyously readable as it has ever been. A collection in which form is created and meaning maintained with the lightest of touches, to the greatest effect.

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“Confirms a major voice – taut wit, tactile moment, wisdom.”

Jeremy Cronin
About the Author

P.R. Anderson

P.R. Anderson, born in 1967, studied at the Universities of Oxford and Cape Town; he currently lectures at the latter in English Language and Literature. He was the winner of the 2003 Sanlam Literary Award as well as the 2018 Thomas Pringle Award for Poetry.

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