The Dead Queen of Bohemia by Jenni Fagan
New & Collected Poems

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The Dead Queen of Bohemia is a journey through a life lived on the edge. With a poetic style influenced by Gertrude Stein and William Burroughs, this collection is woven with surrealistic imagery that is both unflinching and dislocating. Fagan's poetry is raw and tough yet beautiful and tender and with themes of loss and recovery, hope and defiance, represents a clarion call from a self-taught poet who started writing at the age of seven and so far has not stopped.

The Dead Queen of Bohemia documents the progression of a voice and a life written over the last twenty years. It opens with Jenni's most recent work and includes her previous two collections, both now out of print.
 

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Published May 19, 2016 by Polygon. 176 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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A hopeful end-of-the-world novel contrasts with a poetry collection suffused with ennui

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