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Those Ghosts: A Life in Poems

Author: John Short

Language: English

Published: 3rd January, 2021

Publisher: Beaten Track

Edition: 1

ISBN: Paperback: 9781786454805
eBook: 9781786454812

Length: 6,200 words (approx.)

Category: Fiction

Genre: Poetry, Literary

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About the Book:

A mesmerising summer welcomes the reader into this collection and holds them for a journey that spans several decades. There is music – languid and harmonious, a fresh youthfulness, and time is a metronome that strikes through lustrous landscapes and characters of varying personalities. A steady, companionable read on a journey of one’s own or at home.

– Victoria Ekpo

About the Author:

John Short grew up near Ormskirk and went to Leeds University, where he obtained a degree in comparative religion then spent years in Europe doing a variety of jobs before settling for eight years in Greece. His poems and stories have appeared in many magazines in France, Spain, Ireland, the UK, Austria, Nigeria and the USA. His poem ‘The Dogs of Athens’ was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018 by StepAway magazine. He also has a collection of self-published stories: The Private... Read More

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