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Approach to Murano Jack Clemo

Approach to Murano

Jack Clemo

Published December 28th 1997
ISBN : 9781852241926
Paperback
64 pages
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Born in 1916, son of a clay-kiln worker, Clemo became a mystic recluse living in poverty in the bleak clay wastelands of Cornwall. He was deaf, and after writing two visionary novels and his autobiographical Confession of a Rebel, he lost his sightMoreBorn in 1916, son of a clay-kiln worker, Clemo became a mystic recluse living in poverty in the bleak clay wastelands of Cornwall. He was deaf, and after writing two visionary novels and his autobiographical Confession of a Rebel, he lost his sight in 1955. His Selected Poems shows the development of his poetry from the puritanical isolationism of his early anti-nature, anti-church poems, to his later, mellowing outlook.