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Bad Machine
George Szirtes

Sheep Meadow
2013 • 134 pp. 6 x 9"

$16.00 Paperback, 978-1-937679-15-6

“Szirtes’s position in English poetry is unique, combining a loving engagement with the poetic forms and traditions of his adopted home with direct linguistic and imaginative access to European history, the Holocaust and the struggles of small nations with larger neighbours…” —The Guardian

A great poet of several cultures

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“I can’t think of anyone but Louis MacNeice whose work has struck me as having such a combination of sheer verbal energy, contemporary pertinence and acuity, formal legerdemain, imaginative elan and fertile, courageous strangeness.”—Marilyn Hacker

GEORGE SZIRTES, born in Hungary, is a winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize. He lives in Norfolk and has taught at the University of East Anglia for the past six years.

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