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Alamgir Hashmi

A Choice of Hashmi's Verse

Published by Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0 19 577813 8

"Hashmi's poems work delicacy kept in place and tension by an underlying sense of patience. The wit and the short lines he frequently uses, with a light-footed pace, strengthen these qualities."__Jon Silkin

"World traveller and wry postmodernist, Hashmi is an emblematic poet of the late twentieth century, an uneasy lover stranded in an 'off-moonlight', a sceptic who can still taste the possibility of 'perhaps'. There is a persistent lyric resource in these poems that redeems the times. They are clear-eyed and compassionate, unflinching in their celebration of the 'ephemeral verities'."__Roger Garfitt

"Alamgir Hashmi's poems are a delight--sinuous and assured, serious with a light touch, full of character, surprise, authenticity. I read them with intense pleasure."__Ted Hughes

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