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The author of the book: Martina Evans
ISBN: 1484000579
ISBN 13: 9781484000571
Language: English
Edition: Bloom bOOKS
Date of issue: June 5th 2013
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 477 KB
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Using the unique narrative form of her dramatic poem, "Petrol", Martina Evans compresses her original novel, "The Glass Mountain", into a new book of cinematic prose poetry.

It is the early 1980s in Cork City and women are on the streets protesting against the contraceptives ban. The eighteen-year old narrator, Maeve, has just left the convent and it is not going well. She is failing science and trying to be a punk while Daddy Hitler keeps telling her that she is on the Highway to Nowhere. Before Maeve can figure what road she should be travelling, she finds herself making a life or death decision.

“She shows an impressive command of what feels like the ideal narrative medium: individual moments and drive of narrative in perfect coordination, language alive and kicking.” – Christopher Reid

Martina Evans is an Irish poet and novelist. She is the author of nine books of prose and poetry. "Facing the Public", her fourth poetry collection, was a "Times Literary Supplement" Book of the Year and received the Piero Ciampi International Poetry Prize in 2011. "Petrol", a dramatic prose poem, was published by Anvil Press in September 2012.


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Martina Evans is an Irish poet and novelist living in London. The youngest of ten children, she grew up in a small village in County Cork in a pub, shop and petrol station.
She is the author of three published novels, the first novel Midnight Feast (Sinclair-Stevenson 1996) which won a Betty Trask Award, The Glass Mountain (Sinclair-Stevenson 1997) and No Drinking, No Doctors, No Dancing (Bloomsbury 2000) which won an Arts Council of England Award .
She also the author of four collections of poetry, including Facing the Public 2009 which was a Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year in 2009 and won the Piero Ciampi International Poetry Prize in 2011. Her latest book , Petrol was published by Anvil Press in 2012.



Reviews of the Through The Glass Mountain


MOHAMMAD

It reads on one breath.

RONNIE

An enticing cover and a controversial story.

RUBY

A useful book to free yourself from negative emotions and joy.

HUGO

Good book!

ELLA

There are some interesting pages




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