Mystery agent

Mystery agent

The Bicycle Thief & Other Poems

by Andrew Sant

Black Pepper, $22.95 pb, 94 pp, 9781876044763

Martin Duwell

Martin Duwell

Martin Duwell was born in England in 1948. He taught for thirty-five years in the School of English, Media Studies and Art History at

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There are some poets whose works only seem to come alive when seen in the light of their other poems. Andrew Sant may well be one of these. A Sant poem, read on its own, can often seem thoughtful but rather lightweight; embedded in one of his books, given a context by the surrounding poems, it becomes animated by a set of consistent themes and obsessions.

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Published in June 2013 no. 352

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