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In Nearby Bushes’ by Kei Miller -Reviewed

'In Nearby Bushes' Kei Miller

Carcanet

ISBN 9781784108458, 76pp, £9.99

‘In Nearby Bushes’ is inspired by Jamaican police and newspaper reports of crimes where perpetrators escaped ‘in the nearby bushes’ or victims and criminal evidence were hidden ‘in nearby bushes.’ There's an explanation of the collection's title in a quote from Professor Anthony Harriott, 'I make a distinction between "the nearby bushes" and "in the nearby bushes"... "In the nearby bushes" equals concealment...

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