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Hotels Like Houses : ELEANOR BRASCH - Sophie Hannah

Hotels Like Houses


Paperback Published: 27th February 2013
ISBN: 9781857542523
Number Of Pages: 64

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Sophie Hannah's poem entertain with a cunning use of traditional form, moving beyond satire to the heart of the modern matter: loves, lusts, losses, worldly foibles, how people see themselves and how others see them, the problems of learning to drive and learning to live with a car.

Three Hundred Years for Mep. 7
Where is Talcott Parsons Now?p. 8
Do I Look Sick?p. 10
In the Bone Densitometry Roomp. 11
Neither Home Nor Dryp. 12
Hotels like Housesp. 13
From A to B (when B is miles from A)p. 14
Do Detached Houses Want to be Detached?p. 15
Altering the Anglep. 16
When He's at Homep. 17
Slow Start, Weak Endp. 18
Two Sonnetsp. 19
Fair to Sayp. 20
The During Monthsp. 21
Three Poems About Cars and Drivingp. 22
The Learnerp. 24
The Treasurerp. 25
Lusting after Walter Knifep. 26
To Whom it May Concern at the Whalley Range Driving Test Centrep. 27
The Pros and the Consp. 28
Into His Plansp. 29
On the Silver Sidep. 30
Preventative Elegyp. 31
Person Specificationp. 32
The Sight of Maresp. 33
Glass Eyebrowp. 34
Four Short Poemsp. 36
She Can Win Favourp. 38
Ms Quicksand is a Bitchp. 39
Running into Latep. 40
The Downfall of Her Oscillating Headp. 41
Two Poems About Musicp. 42
Soft-Handed Manp. 43
Selling His Soulp. 44
Double That Amountp. 45
Ticket to Stainesp. 46
Postcard from a Travel Snobp. 47
His Risingp. 48
Loss Adjusterp. 49
Two Hundred and Sixty-Five Wordsp. 50
I'll Give Him Thisp. 51
My Enemiesp. 52
The Subject and the Objectp. 53
What You Deservep. 54
All Wrong for Somep. 55
Nod and Smilep. 56
Pink and the Gangp. 57
The Man Who Wouldn't Share His Garden with a Wolfp. 58
Liberation Dayp. 59
In Layman's Termsp. 60
The Good Loserp. 61
A Strong Black Coffee for the Sleeping Dogp. 62
Sleep Wellp. 64
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ISBN: 9781857542523
ISBN-10: 1857542525
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 27th February 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.08 x 13.46  x 0.51
Weight (kg): 0.1

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