28 haiku-style stories about lives and landscapes, love and war, by a leading exponent of this exciting new literary form - the haibun, plus 59 freestanding haiku.A sequel to The Parsley Bed, (reprinting).
What reviewers have said about Ken Jones's previous haibun collections:
"It is the brilliant storytelling that makes this book memorable I expect you've never read a book quite like this one." - Carolyn Hall (Frogpond).
"A varied, sparkling collection Ken Jones has distilled for us here his long life of adventure, struggle, and illumination" - Ratnagarbha (Urthona: Buddhist Arts Journal)
"The impressive scope and indelible prose style of one of the foremost practitioners of the [haibun] genre today work that is truly ground breaking"- Jeffrey Woodward (LYNX).
"He reaches back into history, literature and art for his images, and into Buddhist philosophy for the expression of his compassion uniting all these themes there is the wit, the style the insouciance of the writer" - George Marsh (Blithe Spirit).
Pilgrim Press 2009: pp96. ISBN 0-9539901-4-1
7.00 post free (cheques to "K.Jones") from Troedrhiwsebon, Cwmrheidol, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 3NB, U.K. (Or two for a tenner, post free). Overseas customers: $15 or ? 10; please post cash, or order through the Welsh Books Council website


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