Selected Poems by D.M. Thomas, Anna Akhmatova

Selected Poems

D.M. Thomas, Anna Akhmatova

fiction poetry dark emotional slow-paced

160 pages | first published 1969

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Brings together all D.M. Thomas' acclaimed translations of Akhmatova's poems. This volume includes "Requiem", her poem of the Stalinist Terror and "Poem Without a Hero".
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