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Douglas Dunn

Recollections in Tranquillity

Friday 18 August 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Winner of the first ever Whitbread Book of the Year Award in 1985 for Elegies and a giant of the poetry stage ever since, Douglas Dunn presents his much-anticipated new collection, The Noise of a Fly, his first for 16 years and the first since being...