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Mick Guffan - Spoor Beast - Tangerine Press
Mick Guffan - Spoor Beast - Tangerine Press
  • One edition: 12 numbered copies

A small selection of poems, some previously unpublished, from the late Mick Guffan (1953-2006).

Each copy includes a scrap of newspaper with Guffan's signature (one of only 42 such scraps found at his bedside).

"The nasty business of being human is ever in his thoughts."
— Trevor Reeves, Southern Ocean Review

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12 numbered/signed copies

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20 pages. Format approx. 6"/150mm wide x 300mm/12" tall. Handsewn at the Sick Tangerine workshop. Recycled Cairn almond stiff card covers; front cover artwork embossed in black. Heritage book white and Fabriano Bio Prima off-white text paper; Pamela Smith Brown & Gold French Shell marbled endpapers (one side only). These endpapers have traditional marble patterns delicately executed by hand in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

A small selection of poems, some previously unpublished, from the late Mick Guffan (1953-2006).

Each copy includes a scrap of newspaper with Guffan's signature (one of only 42 such scraps found at his bedside).

"The nasty business of being human is ever in his thoughts."
— Trevor Reeves, Southern Ocean Review

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Mick Guffan (1953-2006) was born in An Sciobairín, Cork, Ireland, the youngest of five brothers. He came to England at the age of 18, working variously as a taxi driver, airplane cleaner and finally as a carpenter. He died at St. George’s Hospital, Tooting, London on 14th June 2006, his body set about by nervous exhaustion following a gun shot wound.

In addition to chapbooks in the Sick Fly Series, previous publications by Mr Guffan via Tangerine Press include Inner London Buddha, Stupor's Chain and The Bastard Brother.

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