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Published by Little, Brown and Company in Boston, Toronto .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementAlastair Reid.
SeriesAtlantic monthly press book
The Physical Object
Pagination[12],52p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21210383M

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Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reid, Alastair, Oddments, inklings, omens, moments. Boston, Little, Brown [].   Weathering book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Alastair Reid began publishing poetry in the New Yorker in and has s /5. He was a poet, translator, and essayist. He wrote more than a articles and poems for The New Yorker, beginning in and ending in He translated the works of Jorge Luis Borges and Pablo Neruda. He was the author of several collections of poetry including Oddments Inklings Omens Moments, Passwords, Weathering, Inside Out, and Outside In. The major collections – To Lighten My House, Oddments, Inklings, Omens, Moments, Passwords and Weathering – appear mostly intact, with a few insertions (to be precise, six previously.

In the introductory note to his book Weathering: Poems and Translation (), Alastair Reid states: 'I look on this book as something of a farewell on my part to formal poetry, which seems to me now something of an artificial gesture, like wearing a tie. I am more interested in the essential act of putting-well-into-words, good writing; and I feel that the fine attention one gives to words in. He was a poet, translator, and essayist. He wrote more than a articles and poems for The New Yorker, beginning in and ending in He translated the works of Jorge Luis Borges and Pablo Neruda. He was the author of several collections of poetry including Oddments Inklings Omens Moments, Passwords, Weathering, Inside Out, and Outside In/5(12). Scottish poet Alastair Reid was born in Whithorn, Galloway, Scotland, where his father was a minister. He attended the University of St. Andrews, though his education was interrupted by the outbreak of World War II. He was conscripted into the navy and became a code breaker. Reid returned to St. Andrews after the war and earned a degree in classics. Inkling brings the world\'s best digital textbooks to iPad, iPhone, and the web. Interactive books from Inkling make learning better.

  Good Omens is a parody of the film The Omen, with some drive-by swattings of religious ideas and popular culture along the way. It is often obscure in its writings, with bits of past-its-prime cultural humour and “this is the real meaning of life” preaching that it could do without. Good Omens is a flawed book, for certain. But there is an.   Mr. Reid is the author of ''Oddments Inklings Omens Moments,'' ''Flowers in the Surf'' and ''Weathering: Poems and Translations.'' The center is at . Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Reid. Find more information about: ISBN: Happening --Oddments, Inklings, Omens, Moments --Directions for a Map --The Waterglass --Once at Piertarvit --A Game of Glass --For Her Sake --Calenture --The Figures on the Frieze --Quarrels --In Such a.   His own poems, collected in volumes including “To Lighten My House” (), “Oddments Inklings Omens Moments” (), and “Weathering” (), are .