Book Review: Private Bestiary: Selected Unpublished Poems, 1944-1993 by Kendrick Smithyman, edited by Scott Hamilton

Private Bestiary: Selected Unpublished Poems, 1944-1993 by Kendrick Smithyman, edited by Dr Scott Hamilton, Titus Books, ISBN 9781877441172, RRP $34.95, Available now. Poetry, to me, is like music. You feel it in your soul. Even if you can’t play a note/write a sonnet to save yourself, you still know good music/poetry. Kendrick Smithyman is probably […]

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Guest Post : Mr Monster reviews!

As some of you know Mr Monster runs his own website Military Models and he does occasionally do book reviews (as well as scale model news, scale model kit reviews and general WW2 flim flam. I’m probably not supposed to call it flim flam.) I thought it would be something different and interesting to see […]

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The Widow’s Daughter – a different perspective

One of the great things about the interwebs is reading all the perspectives and opinions on books – a perfect example is the new novel by New Zealand author Nicholas Edlin, The Widow’s Daughter, which as you know I didn’t enjoy – but for a totally different and much more positive experience of the same […]

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