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Psalmody

Maria Apichella

Publisher: Eyewear Publishing

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Summary

This ambitious debut interrogates love and faith in the contemporary world. Grounded in the relationship of a profoundly religious woman and an atheist, the collection's central characters both become inextricably identified with the Old Testament King and Psalmist David. These free-verse psalms transplant all of the ancient form's tropes - vivid eroticism, praise, questioning, triumph, doubt, and lush naturalism - into modern Wales. 

A New Statesman 2017 Book of the Year choice

Shortlisted for the 2017 Forward Prize (UK) for Best Artist Collection

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