The Bells of St Babel’s: Poems 1997–2001

Allen Curnow

Author: Allen Curnow
Format: Paperback, Ebook
Pages: 54
Published: December 2001
Availability: Out of stock / out of print
Specs: 22.0cm x 16.0cm
ISBN: 9781869402426

Available in Ebook

Remarkable for the astonishing mastery of technique, voice and tone, the poems in The Bells of St Babel’s display Allen Curnow’s wonderful ear for the vernacular and his unerring sense of the absurdity of modish attitudes.


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Awards and Nominations

Winner – 2001 Montana Book Award for Poetry – The Bells of St Babel’s, Allen Curnow



The blaze of Curnow’s late sun is blinding, too, and the light it sheds is often harsh; but between the unsaid and the unsayable he tells us as much truth as we are likely to understand. – Hugh Roberts, NZ Listener