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Continuous Creation

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About the author

Les Murray

Les Murray (1938–2019) lived in Bunyah, near Taree in New South Wales. The author of some thirty books, his work is studied in schools and universities around Australia and has been translated into several foreign languages. In 1996 he was awarded …

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Praise for Continuous Creation

‘Murray’s poetry is Blakean, capturing angelic loveliness at the crux of the earthly and earthy.’ —Lyn McCredden, The Conversation

‘Continuous Creation reminds us that Murray’s enduring value is found in his fashioning of an Australian voice that was, paradoxically, a vernacular of one.’ —Jason Steger, The Age

‘The book gives no sense that Murray’s linguistic powers were failing in his last years. Murray’s love of the sonic nature of poetry is, as ever, central to his style.’ —David McCooey, WA Today

‘Continuous Creation: Last Poems offers a poet’s gentle, gracious bow of farewell, and just a few barbs with which to leave us.’ —The Daily Bulletin

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