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Rescued from Time by Barbara Fisher Ginninderra Press, 2016, 108 pages, $20 Charlie Twirl by Alan Gould UWA Publishing, 2017, 100 pages, $22.99 _____________________________ Beginning her career as a published poet relatively late, Barbara Fisher now has four books behind her, most recent of them Rescued from Time. Besides his fiction (most notably, perhaps, the superb novel of the Normandy landings and their aftermath, The Lakewoman, 2009) and two collections of essays, Alan Gould has published fourteen volumes of verse. First of them was Icelandic Solitaries (1978), while the latest is Charlie Twirl, a collection of “Sixty-One New Poems”. The…

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