Silences And Nonsenses Paperback
Collected Poetry, Doggerel and Whimsy
by Adrian Plass;
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Silences And Nonsenses
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As he says, 'To have them all, good, not so good, simple, complicated, light-hearted, funny, serious, sensible and silly collected into one volume is more exciting than I can say'. Funny, poignant, challenging and downright hysterical - Adrian Plass' poems will delight readers.
Some of these poems were born from times of incredible personal difficulty. Others have come from Adrian Plass visiting dangerous and extremely poor parts of the world. Others poems come from Adrian's long term love affair with the Church. All of poetry reflect the man, his faith, his life and his joy, which through this book he shares with us his readers.
Silences And Nonsenses by Adrian Plass was published by Authentic in July 2010 and is our 14264th best seller. The ISBN for Silences And Nonsenses is 9781850788768.
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Silences and NonsensesJohnny Douglas, via The Good Book Stall
Thousands of people have been moved to re-examine themselves after listening to Adrian Plass perform. His verse always prompts a response as we are led to laugh at ourselves, alter our preconceived ideas, or cry out to God in gratitude for the life he has given to us. Funny, poignant, challenging and downright hysterical – these poems will delight readers. As Plass himself says, 'To have them all, good, not so good, simple, complicated, light-hearted, funny, serious, sensible and silly collected into one volume is more exciting than I can say'. This is probably a volume best dipped into at random, rather than read from start to finish, as although there is a chronological ordering with pieces grouped in sections from 1985 onwards, each section has a very mixed feel and the contents range from the playful and silly to the deeply serious, from reflective and devotional, to baffled and questioning.
One of Adrian's great gifts is making us smile and wince at the same time. His humour disarms us and then delivers a blow to the solar plexus as our foibles and compromises are exposed. Funny, poignant, challenging and downright hysterical - these poems will delight readers. Some were born from times of incredible personal difficulty. Others have come from his visits to dangerous and poor parts of the world. Others come from his love affair with the Church. All of them reflect the man, his faith, his life and his joy. Terrific stuff, with my only wish that the detail and delivery were of a better finish from Authentic as publishers.
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Details for Silences And Nonsenses
|Author / Artist||Adrian Plass|
|Publisher||Authentic (July 2010)|
|Number of Pages||294|
|Page last updated||6th September 2010|