Free Shipping In Australia
The Nerve By Glyn Maxwell

The Nerve
by Glyn Maxwell

Out of Stock
$17.49
inc. GST
Poetry Book Society Recommendation
Only 0 left

The Nerve Summary


The Nerve by Glyn Maxwell

Glyn Maxwell's fascination with the hidden agencies, motives and agendas behind the most casual and innocent of human exchanges is matched by his gift for their revelation. The Nerve bares the wires that run through our familial bonds, our daily self-delusions and moral choices, our responsibilities of work, love and parenthood.

The Nerve is not only, as the title might propose, Maxwell's most sensitive and confident collection to date; it is a meditation on the politics of landscape, a quietly subversive commentary on the Special Relationship, and as incisive and compassionate a portrait of the human animal in the twenty-first century as anyone has yet delivered.

Praise for Time's Fool:

'A quite extraordinary achievement . . . A daring and unmissable performance' Sunday Telegraph

'Classic yet hip, stylised yet inventive, Maxwell's opus must be destined for cult status' Scotsman

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in Australia
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

The Nerve Reviews


'A quite extraordinary achievement... A daring and unmissable performance' Sunday Telegraph 'Classic yet hip, stylised yet inventive, Maxwell's opus must be destined for cult status' Scotsman

About Glyn Maxwell


Glyn Maxwell has won several awards for his poetry, including the Somerset Maugham Prize, the E. M. Forster Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. His work has been shortlisted for the Whitbread, Forward and T. S. Eliot Prizes. Many of his plays have been staged in the UK and USA, including The Lifeblood, which won British Theatre Guide's `Best Play' Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2004, and Liberty, which premiered at Shakespeare's Globe in 2008. He recently published On Poetry, a general reader's guide to the craft.

Additional information

GOR004255003
The Nerve by Glyn Maxwell
Glyn Maxwell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2002-10-11
64
0330485431
9780330485432
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.