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Book of Mercy

Category: Book
By (author): Cohen, Leonard
Subject:  POETRY / American / General
  POETRY / Canadian
  POETRY / General
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Published: March 2010
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 8.23in x 5.41in x 0.31in
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$ 19.95
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From The Publisher*Popular since its original publication more than 25 years ago, Leonard Cohen's classic book of contemporary psalms is now beautifully repackaged.
 
Internationally celebrated for his writing and his music, Leonard Cohen is revered as one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Now beautifully repackaged, the poems in Book of Mercy brim with praise, despair, anger, doubt and trust. Speaking from the heart of the modern world, yet in tones that resonate with an older devotional tradition, these verses give voice to our deepest, most powerful intuitions.
Review Quote*"An eloquent victory of the human spirit in combat with itself."
- Globe and Mail 

"One of the most honest and courageous attempts in Canadian writing to grapple with ultimate truth."
- Books in Canada
Biographical NoteLEONARD COHEN's artistic career began with the publication of Let Us Compare Mythologies. Since then, he has published twelve books, including two novels, The Favourite Game and Beautiful Losers, and, most recently, Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs and the #1 national bestseller Book of Longing. He has made eighteen albums, the latest being Live in London. Numerous tribute albums, in many languages, have celebrated his songs.