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Almanacs Jen Hadfield

Almanacs

Jen Hadfield

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ISBN : 9781852246877
Paperback
80 pages
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Almanacs: a mythic scrapbook, bag of cats, a one-man band... Jen Hadfields Almanacs is concerned with lists, rules and archetypes and what they dont account for. It takes as its subjects the Tarot, the lore of Full Moons, weather myths andMoreAlmanacs: a mythic scrapbook, bag of cats, a one-man band... Jen Hadfields Almanacs is concerned with lists, rules and archetypes and what they dont account for. It takes as its subjects the Tarot, the lore of Full Moons, weather myths and travellers tales. the north of Scotland: Ultima Thule, hijacked by elusive sirens and Harrier jets. Theres the ruthless Lorelei, gorgeous Ghosty whos given up on everything except the Road, and Skerryman, patron saint of bad weather and absence-makes-the-heart-grow-fonder. Its obsessed with yearning, like the two seas separated by the tip of Shetland metres apart/and desperate for each other. Loreleis Lore wonders whats beautiful? (tarmac? sheep carcasses? sunburn?) and wheres your native home?