Tigers on the Silk Road by Katherine Gallagher

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October 2001, no. 235

Tigers on the Silk Road by Katherine Gallagher

Arc Publications (UK), 68 pp, £6.95 pb

Tigers on the Silk Road by Katherine Gallagher

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October 2001, no. 235

Tigers and ‘the Silk Road to Istanbul’ feature in Part I of ‘1969’, the opening poem in this volume, which traces a hopeful setting forth into the undiscovered spaces of Asia and Europe. It is playfully exotic even while the homeward pull of a relationship envelops perception like a cloudscape:

Diane Fahey reviews 'Tigers on the Silk Road' by Katherine Gallagher

Tigers on the Silk Road

by Katherine Gallagher

Arc Publications (UK), 68 pp, £6.95 pb

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