Description - The Soho Leopard by Ruth Padel
Beautiful, disturbing, and a pleasure to read, Ruth Padel's new poems are her most ambitious yet. In "The Soho Leopard" she adds animal legend and zoological science to her glitteringly imaginative canvas.
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(217mm x 136mm x 7mm)
Chatto & Windus
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Ruth Padel
Ruth Padel is a prizewinning poet, Fellow of both the Royal Society of Literature and the Zoological Society of London, and first Resident Writer at Somerset House, London. Her collections include Rembrandt Would Have Loved You, Voodoo Shop and The Soho Leopard, all shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize, and more recently Darwin: A Life in Poems, shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award. Highly acclaimed for her nature writing in a book about conservation, Tigers in Red Weather, and her novel, Where the Serpent Lives, she has also published books on contemporary poetry, including 52 Ways of Looking at a Poem and The Poem and the Journey. In 2014, Ruth Padel is the first Writer in Residence at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and is recording her experiences in her blog at http://www.ruthpadel.com/blog/.