The Sand Libraries of Timbuktu: Poems

The Sand Libraries of Timbuktu: Poems (Hardcover)

By Rohinton Daruwala 
Publisher: Speaking Tiger
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 9386050056
EAN: 9789386050052
No. of Pages: 88
Binding: Hardcover
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'Rohinton Daruwala's poems unfold like a baramasa, an almanacof seasons and sensations, exquisite torments and explosions ofdelight. He essays a sensuous portraiture of place, invoking torrentialmonsoons, arid summers, railway bridges at night, libraries in deserts.[He] spells out a frank eroticism in the textures and flavours of fruit...at the same time, [he] is entangled in the hypermodern present.He gathers traces of the loved one from residues both material anddigital... [He] maps the city, not only through the portraiture ofhuman protagonists, but also through the micro-ecologies inhabited bybutterflies and sparrows... In Daruwala's handling, the poem can be anoblique parable, a brief lamp of wisdom in the wind of distraction: lightas breath, yet as essential.'-Ranjit Hoskote

About the Author

Rohinton Daruwala lives and works in Pune, India. He writescode for a living, and poetry and speculative fiction when he can. Hetweets as @wordbandar and blogs at wordbandar.wordpress.com. Hiswork has previously appeared in the anthology To Catch a Poem and inmagazines such as Strange Horizons, New Myths, Star*Line, Liminality andThrough the Gate.

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Title: The Sand Libraries of Timbuktu: Poems
Publisher: Speaking Tiger
Author: Rohinton Daruwala
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 9386050056
EAN: 9789386050052
No. of Pages: 88
Binding: Hardcover

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