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James Sheard in Bath

Monday 20th September 2010

  • Venue The Bookshop, The Paragon, Bath, BA1 5LS
  • Doors open 7.45pm
  • Start time 8pm
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James Sheard’s Dammtor is a wounding, darkly stirring collection of narratives describing a world of loss, lust and hope reborn. This snapshot of a bleak society centres around the old city gate of Hamburg, the eponymous Dammtor. Sheard’s first collection, Scattering Eva, was shortlisted for the Forward Poetry Prize. Now Dammtor – the Poetry Book Society Choice – further showcases Sheard’s remarkable and lyrical voice.