The Adulterer's Bible : Poems

Author(s): Cliff Fell

NZ Poetry

Shortlisted for the 2004 NZ Montana Book awards, Poetry section.Winner of the Best First Book 2004 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. The Adulterer's Bible is a wickedly entertaining collection of poems from one of the most distinctive new voices in New Zealand writing. From autobiographical lyrics like ?The Adulterer Becomes a Roadie for the Clash and Thinks About Sleeping with their Girlfriends?; to the long poem ?Ophelia?, about the tender love between an adolescent boy and an orangutan; to the reconstructed writings of Nelson legend Fidel Serif; this book will surprise and delight. First published 2003. Cliff Fell is an English-born New Zealander who farms in the Moutere and teaches in Nelson. He completed an MA in Creative Writing at VUW in 2002, and won the Adam Award for best folio.


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Winner of New Zealand Society of Authors Best First Book Awards: Jessie Mackay Award for Poetry 2004.


General Fields

  • : 9780864734600
  • : Victoria University Press
  • : Victoria University Press
  • : July 2003
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Cliff Fell
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 821.92
  • : 96
  • : 1 Illustrations