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'Ambitious, defiant, angry and gripping . . . the bitter story of slavery through the experience of four women' - Guardian 'Jackie Kay's work, formally expansive and inclusive . . . is always about the opening up of our notions of identity' - Ali Smith, author of How to Be Both In The Lamplighter award-winning poet and Scottish Makar Jackie Kay takes us on a journey into the dark heart of Britain's legacy in the slave trade. First produced as a play, on the page it reads as a profound and tragic multi-layered poem. We watch ...

The Lamplighter 2020, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9781529039856

Mass-market paperback