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Winter is Not My Country

Authors: Marianne Jones

Published by Cinnamon Press

ISBN: 9781907090530

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Winter is Not My Country builds on Marianne Jones’s skills as a humane and meticulous writer of lyric poetry, marrying the universal themes of language, aging and impermanence with a deep rootedness in the Welsh landscape.

“Throughout this collection of sharply focused poems, there is a sense of journeying - of pilgrimage... its quiet music with elegaic strains rendered sonorous... These poems pay repeated reading...”
Fiona Owen

Marianne Jones was born shortly before the end of World War II and grew up on Anglesey, where she now lives with her husband. She lived and worked abroad for several years: in Kyushu, Tokyo, Vancouver and Montreal. Back in Britain, she has worked as a teacher of English as a second language, and later as a co-ordinator of Japanese educational projects. Her first collection, Too Blue for Logic (2009), and her first novella, Ring of Stones (2009), are both published by Cinnamon Press. Elsewhere her work has appeared in the Honno biography anthologies Changing Times: Women’s Stories of the 50s and 60s (2010) and Even the Rain is Different (2005).
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