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Gig

The Life and Times of a Rock-star Fantasist

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Gig by Simon Armitage
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Description

A poet is a rock star without the sex'n'drugs, or the rock'n'roll. But that never stopped Simon Armitage dreaming, and in Gig, he explores how music and the muse intertwine in work and in life. Crammed with stories, anecdotes, jokes, absurdities, the odd informal homily, pitfalls and pratfalls (not all the author's own), Yorkshire life and death, Gig is about the dream and reality of what you are, and what you might have been.

Author Biography

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire in 1963, and continues to live near Huddersfield. He is one of the leading writers of his generation. He has won the Sunday Times author of the year, the Forward Prize, a Lannan Award, and an Ivor Novello Award for his song lyrics in the Channel 4 film, Feltham Sings
Release date Australia
May 1st, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
2 x 8 pp inset
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
336
Dimensions
129x198x21
ISBN-13
9780141021249
Product ID
2789280

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