by Christopher Reid - £7.99 Arete Ltd (2009)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780955455360 | ISBN 10: 0955455367
Winner of the Costa Prize 2009
Shortlisted for the Forward Prize and the T S Eliot Prize
Lucinda Gane, Christopher Reidís wife, died in October 2005. A Scattering is his tribute to her and consists of four poetic sequences, the first written during her final illness, and the other three at intervals after her death.
Christopher Reid received the Somerset Maugham Award and the Hawthornden Prize for his first collection, Arcadia, a Chomondeley Award in 1995, and the 2000 Signal Poetry Award for his childrenís collection. He has twice been nominated for the Whitbread Awards. His edition of Letters of Ted Hughes appeared in 2007.
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