Rapture Critics - Carol Ann Duffy

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Jeanette Winterson
“A book-length love-poem, and a moving act of personal testimony”
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Scotsman
"It is magnificent; as an examination of modern love and how it shapes us as human beings, it is unparalleled”
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Ruth Padel
"A passionate and beautiful new book-length love affair in verse”
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Kate Kellaway
"As intimate as a diary”
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The Guardian
"They too find themselves indebted to the timelessness and universality of fairytale”
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Kate Kellaway
"I found myself developing a hostility to the love object”
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Kate Kellaway
"Love is an extremity, rivalled only by death. It is more often 'glamorous hell' than heaven”
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Francis Leviston
"the single most important story of all, that of the human love affair”
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Kate Kellaway
"Even at the early stages of an affair, doom may creep in and attach itself to joy”
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Margaret Reynolds
"Duffy believes that all poetry is prayer.”
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Lavina Greenlaw
"with a lot of artists, the mystique is to baffle their readership, she never does this her aim is to communicate”
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William Logan
"Duffy is particularly susceptible to this fairy tale of love”
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