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Verbal Castles

Etiquette with Angels is a new book by Andrew Bullen SJ. Many of the poems have been set to music. The author had cancer at the age of thirteen, and a leg amputation. His MA on Australian religious poetry and his life as a Jesuit generate an expectation that the poems will be ordered and measured; they are also at times passionate, insightful and provocative and at home across the centuries (diachronicity) and in the core of human experience. Cover art references a Durer work from 1498 and alerts us to the possibility of divine intervention. I tested the book’s…

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