'This new title is Tim Thorne's tenth book of poetry, and includes his stunning 'Mesopotamian Suite', a series of poems responding to the war against Iraq, which has been received well at readings in various parts of Australia. Demand for publication has been high.
'Some of the other witty and trenchant poems have also been performed to acclaim. Thorne's long poetic career makes him a master of his craft. His commitment and intelligence make the political and other subjects he tackles appear new and sharp for the fan and the first time Thorne reader alike.' (Publication summary)