The Flame

Description

THESE POEMS AND NOTEBOOKS ARE THE LAST WORD FROM THE LATE, GREAT LEONARD COHEN The Flame is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen's last poems and writings, selected and ordered by Cohen in the final months of his life. The book contains an extensive selection from Cohen's notebooks, featuring lyrics, prose pieces and illustrations, which he kept in poetic form throughout his life, and offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist and thinker. An enormously powerful final chapter in Cohen's storied literary career, The Flame showcases the full range of Leonard Cohen's lyricism, from the exquisitely transcendent to the darkly funny. By turns devastatingly sad and winningly strange, these are the works of a poet and lyricist who has plumbed the depths of our darkest questions and come up wanting, yearning for more.

Details

Author(s)
Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen
Format
Hardback | 288 pages
Dimensions
162 x 240 x 28mm | 576g
Publication date
04 Oct 2018
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Publication City/Country
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
Main
Illustrations note
b/w images throughout
ISBN10
1786893134
ISBN13
9781786893130
Bestsellers rank
138

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