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A More Tender Ocean

A Novella by

Natalee Caple made quite a splash with her first two books, The Heart is its Own Reason, a short-story collection from Insomniac Press, and The Plight of Happy People in an Ordinary World, a novel from House of Anansi Press.

With A More Tender Ocean Caple turns her hand to poetry, and the results are no less dazzling. The poems were written using a Surrealist technique called automatic writing - a kind of poetic impressionism after speed-reading. The effect is a kind of dreamlike state - everything isn't quite as it should be, as though it had all been seen through the facet of a diamond. The poems are lyrical, erotic, gentle, happy, sad and strangely beautiful.

A More Tender Ocean is unusual but immensely moving and compelling, tender but not maudlin. 'What goes on seems ordinary,' writes Caple. Rest assured, it is not.


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January 1994 : Canada Paperback

Title: A More Tender Ocean
Author(s): Natalee Caple
ISBN: 1-55245-057-0 / 978-1-55245-057-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Coach House
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