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Aboriginal to Nowhere
by Brentley Frazer

Aboriginal to Nowhere

This new collection from a widely admired Australian poet of his generation, combines major new sequences with shorter lyrical, concrete and prose poems, and gives a generational sense of what it means to be an urban Australian looking into the future. A 21st century apocalyptic howl from the cities: Aboriginal to nowhere.

"Described by Dazed & Confused as a 21st Century Baudelaire on acid, Brentley's unconventionality, radicalism, aggression, schizophrenia, non-adaptability and sublimity with hallucinogenic scenes and pornographic moments, a bizarre mix of elements of neo-symbolism and post-romanticism wrapped in a form of hyper-text prose, finds itself somewhere at the intersection of Burroughs, Breton, Rimbaud, Salinger and Ian Curtis." - Tribuna Magazine

"Brentley Frazer's syntax is a live wire running through poems of experience, wild imagination and considered calm. Light the blue touch paper, but do not stand clear. Full immersion is essential." - Anthony Lawrence

"Brentley Frazer's poetry is making it new again and in an exciting way, his lines crackle with the energy of a great technician who has something important to say, this book will make waves and many friends." - Robert Adamson

Brentley Frazer's book will be launched at the Queensland Poetry Festival, August 2016, in Australia.

TITLE Aboriginal to Nowhere
AUTHOR Brentley Frazer
Release August 2016
CATEGORY Australian Poetry
FORMAT Paperback
EXTENT 90 pages
ISBN 978-0-473-36567-7
PRICE NZ$25.00

Cover image: Original concrete poem by Brentley Frazer