John Newton: Escape Path Lighting

By RNZ | Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Rock Oyster Island is the home that writer John Newton populates with a bizarre community of characters for his new satirical verse novel, Escape Path Lighting. Here we meet a fugitive poet, a Spanish speaking parrot, a dissolute musician and a psychoanalyst, among others. John, who's this year's Burns Fellow at Otago University, has several poetry collections and non fiction books to his name but Escape Path Lighting is something new.


https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/standing-room-only/audio/2018769918/john-newton-escape-path-lighting


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