Anderson, Martin

Martin Anderson - The Lower Reaches

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Martin Anderson - The Lower Reaches

Published 2013. Chapbook, 30pp, 8.5x5.5ins
ISBN 978-1-84861-311-9  [Download a PDF sampler from this book here.]

The Lower Reaches is framed within precise geography, the Lower Hope region of the Thames estuary where the author was born and grew up beside a river on which "the dreams of men, the seed of commonwealths, the germs of empire" floated. Anderson lived for decades in the Far East. His meditation interrogates the formation of national identity and freights with poignant significance the old maxim that so much of British history happened overseas.

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