The Man With Night Sweats

Thom Gunn The Man with Night Sweats Faber and Faber, 1992 Reviewed by Colin Bancroft I first came across the poetry of Thom Gunn in an anthology of ‘Movement’ poetry called ‘New Lines’ edited by Robert Conquest (Macmillan, 1957). If I am honest , I didn’t pay much attention to Gunn in this volume, preferring… Continue reading The Man With Night Sweats


FeverfewAnna SaundersIndigo Dreams Reviewed by Colin Bancroft ‘Feverfew’ is full of characters that transcend the myths on which they are based, drawing out explorations that offer cutting insights into the ills of our contemporary society. ‘Time after Time the Same Bird is Born from the Flame’ subtly juxtaposes the mesmeric imagery of a risen-again phoenix… Continue reading Feverfew