Patrick McGuinness: Kray Sisters et al, 5 October 2000
Show More The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy.
Picador, 76 pp., £6.99, September 2000, 9780330372220Show More
Her Book: Poems 1988-98 by Jo Shapcott.
Faber, 125 pp., £8.99, October 1999, 0 571 20183 0Show More
Zero Gravity by Gwyneth Lewis.
Bloodaxe, 80 pp., £6.95, June 1998, 1 85224 456 9Show More
“... and metamorphosis, travel through time, space and states of being lie at the core of Gwyneth Lewis’s second English-language collection, Zero Gravity (her mother tongue is Welsh). Zeus married Thetis off to Peleus after Themis prophesied that her son would become more powerful than his father. It was Thetis Creatrix, both object and victim ...”