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“Duncan Hose treads the lesser-known path of maverick Australian poets such as Norman Talbot, John Watson and Javant Biarujia—that is, like all good must-read poets, he invents a new language, full of playful disguises and serious intent, reaffirming Baudelaire’s view that only the human-made is beautiful.”—Gig Ryan


“Has there been an Australian poet as troubadourish and piratical as Duncan Hose? In Bunratty, Hose single-handedly reinstitutes (an imaginary) Ireland­ as the mother of the poet-ratbag-leprechaun: or pretends to. And this is fair enough if you think how many Irish were forced to come here and imagine Ireland from then on.” MICHAEL FARRELL, The Australian

‘Bunratty’ reviewed in The Australian