Bezdelki is a short pamphlet of poems by Carol Rumens. With illustrations by Emma Wright. Winner of the 2018 Michael Marks Award.


SKU: 978‑1‑910139‑80‑6. Category: , , , .

Product Description

In Carol Rumens’s Bezdelki, small things help to shore up the memory of a life. These elegies for her late partner, Yuri Drobyshev, explore the principle that death – even for atheists – isn’t purely loss. Instead, a kind of conversation between two people can be continued through willed acts of memory, whether by rooting through a toolbox or by revisiting well-loved books. Bezdelki shares with us this moving, many-textured communication.

With black-and-white illustrations by Emma Wright.

Paperback ISBN 978‑1‑910139‑80‑6
Publication date: 18th January 2018
Page count: 36

Additional information

Dimensions 11 × 17.8 cm

Print, eBook