Small Hands (2020)

Small Hands Mona Arshi s debut collection Small Hands introduces a brilliant and compelling new voice At the centre of the book is the slow detonation of grief after her brother s death but her work focuses on
  • Title: Small Hands
  • Author: Mona Arshi
  • ISBN: 9781781381816
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mona Arshi s debut collection, Small Hands , introduces a brilliant and compelling new voice At the centre of the book is the slow detonation of grief after her brother s death but her work focuses on the whole variety of human experience pleasure, hardship, tradition, energised by language which is in turn both tender and risky Often startling as well as lyrical, ArshMona Arshi s debut collection, Small Hands , introduces a brilliant and compelling new voice At the centre of the book is the slow detonation of grief after her brother s death but her work focuses on the whole variety of human experience pleasure, hardship, tradition, energised by language which is in turn both tender and risky Often startling as well as lyrical, Arshi s poems resist fixity there is a gentle poignancy at work here which haunt many of the poems This is humane poetry Arshi s is a daring, moving and original voice.
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    1. Mona Arshi s Small Hands was the winner of the 2015 Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection, and it is first rate in every sense of the word Small Hands contains a ample variety of poems, the best of which are the witty love poems like Practicing Your Skills, What Every Girl Should Know Before Marriage, and Bad Day at the Office, which are grouped in the front of the collection and the sequence of poems dedicated to her brother s death which form the heart of the collection There are also e [...]

    2. Mona Arshi s first collection is stunning Her ability to evoke the absolute depth of heartbreak or joy with one image or a few lines is rare to find and reads like a reawakening of language Her writing has the ability to make each of us human again, reminding us why participating in life is so important, even if it s often painful Her work asks her readers to be human first, and then something .

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