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Cloudcuckooland

Simon Armitage

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Paperback
128 pages

Publisher
Faber and Faber

Published
September 2004

ISBN 13
9780571224104

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From his home in a West Yorkshire village proverbially associated with cuckoos, Simon Armitage has been probing the night sky with the aid of a powerful Russian telescope. The sequence of eighty-eight poems at the heart of CloudCuckooLand springs from this preoccupation, each poem receiving its title from one of the constellations, while turning out to be less concerned with pure astronomy than with moments in the life of the poet's mind.

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