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Robin Robertson

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Author

Robin Robertson

“The Long Take” is about a soldier who washes up in Los Angeles after the second world wa

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The Economist
The Economist
18 Dec 2018
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This year’s best novel might just be a poem, according to the Booker judges, who have sho

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The Telegraph
Tristram Fane Saunders
15 Oct 2018
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Robin Robertson is best known as an editor – of novelists John Banville, Anne Enright, Ja

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The Irish Times
John McAuliffe
13 Oct 2018
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Robin Robertson is something of a specialist in pain.

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London Review of Books
Colin Burrow
30 Aug 2018
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When is a poem not a poem? Well, if it gets too long it may turn into a “verse novel”.

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The Times
James Marriott
18 Aug 2018
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In one of his more pontifical essays, TS Eliot declared that a poet could not be consider

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The Guardian
Robin Robertson
24 Mar 2018
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I really feel like reading another verse-novel,” is not a sentence anyone has ever said.

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The Times
Jeremy Noel-Tod
25 Feb 2018
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