Bantam by Jackie Kay


Jackie Kay

69 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction poetry emotional reflective slow-paced


Jackie Kay's first collection as Scottish Makar is a book about the fighting spirit-one, the poet argues, that we need now more than ever. Bantam brings three generations into sharp focus - Kay's own. her father's, and his own father's - to show u...

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reflective 100%
emotional 66%
lighthearted 66%
inspiring 33%
sad 33%


slow 75%
medium 25%

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