Making the Known World New Hardback
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Making the Known World New
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Kenneth’s reflections, inspired by his garden, have been compiled into a collection of short, enlightening essays full of wonder at the variety, beauty, determination and sheer audacity of nature in a confined place. Each of these deeply spiritual writings is accompanied by one of Kenneth’s best-loved poems, each complimenting and contextualising the other and making the known world new in this handsome hardback volume.
“Kenneth Steven has written a paradoxical and beautiful book: gentle and fierce, local and global, metaphysical and tactile.” Robert Macfarlane
“Questioning, delicate, wise and full of love.” Jay Griffiths
“I find myself dipping very naturally into the poems, which have great freshness and honesty, often amounting to a striking purity and a real grasp of the physical essence of things. They’re full of arresting phrases and images, and they’re full of heart.” Graham Swift
Kenneth Steven is a popular poet, novelist, children’s author and broadcaster. His previous collections of poetry, also for St Andrew Press, include Iona, Wild Horses, Columba and Salt and Light. In 2006, his BBC Radio 4 documentary on the island of St Kilda won him a prestigious Sony Award.
Making the Known World New by Kenneth Steven was published by St Andrew Press in March 2009 and is our 29673rd best seller. The ISBN for Making the Known World New is 9780715208823.
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Making the Known World NewPam Sanders, via The Good Book Stall
The first book I have read for a long time which has made me want to meet the author.>BR> Herewith a very short review, as my words cannot match the strength, truth and depth of his.
Beautiful, evocative and challenging, rather like taking a cold shower on a hot day: shocks, cleanses, and leaves you feeling refreshed and newly awake to the beauty of things.
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|Page last updated||26th October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Kenneth Steven|
|Publisher||St Andrew Press (March 2009)|
|Number of Pages||80|