Sunday, March 22, 2009

Amours de Voyage (Preface by Julian Barnes)

Julian Barnes has provided a new preface to Arthur Hugh Clough's Amours de Voyage, published by Persephone Books Ltd.

From the Publisher: Persephone prints mainly neglected fiction and non-fiction. The books are guaranteed to be readable, thought-provoking and impossible to forget. Titles include novels, short stories, diaries and cookery books. They are all carefully designed with a clear typeface, a dove-grey jacket, a 'fabric' endpaper and bookmark, and a preface by writers such as Jilly Cooper, Adam Gopnik, and Jacqueline Wilson.

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Amours de Voyage, with a new preface written by Julian Barnes will be published at the end of April 2009. Order the book directly from Persephone Books or online via

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At 01 November, 2011 21:32, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Poet John Wain talks about A.H. Clough's poem "Amour de Voyage" on youtube. With readings by Patrick Roer and Deborah MacLaren.
It's a good listen.


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