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Book Of Longing

byLeonard Cohen

Hardcover | May 31, 2006

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An iconic poetry collection from American luminary Leonard Cohen, containing some of his most significant verse

Leonard Cohen wrote the poems in Book of Longing—his first book of poetry in more than twenty years after 1984's Book of Mercy—during his five-year stay at a Zen monastery on Southern California's Mount Baldy, and in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Mumbai. This dazzling collection is enhanced by the author's playful and provocative drawings, which interact in exciting, unexpected ways on the page with poetry that is timeless, meditative, and often darkly humorous.

An international sensation, Book of Longing contains all the elements that have brought Cohen's artistry with language worldwide recognition.

About The Author

Leonard Cohen was born and raised in the affluent Westmount district of Montreal and graduated from McGill University in 1955. For a short time, Cohen attended graduate school at Columbia. Throughout the 1960s, Cohen's verse, both as song and poetry, became extremely popular. His "Suzanne" was one of the most-recorded songs of the deca...
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Title:Book Of LongingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:231 pages, 8.84 × 5.88 × 0.9 inPublished:May 31, 2006Publisher:EccoLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006112558X

ISBN - 13:9780061125584

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“. . .alive and contradictory. . . you should read the whole volume. . .”