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  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Canada; First Edition 1st Printing edition (April 1 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0143168649
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143168645
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 13.1 x 20.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 118 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #322,635 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on May 18 2004
Format: Hardcover
Who's the idiot who wrote, "the book had a nausighating plot and horrible character developement. The book was just a mish-mash of quantitative trash. Please, for the good of the human race"
This is a book of poetry, for heaven's sake. Poetry isn't supposed to have a plot or characters. And by the way, "quantitative" means numerical, as in scientific. So you're completely wrong on both counts.
It's a fine book.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on Jan. 26 2004
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Guy's poetry has long been read in short pieces during reading of his long novels. For the first time many of his poems are laid out for the reader. He is a master craftsman.
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0 of 38 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 15 2004
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the book had a nausighating plot and horrible character developement. The book was just a mish-mash of quantitative trash. Please, for the good of the human race, DON'T READ THIS BOOK!
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24 of 24 people found the following review helpful
Beautiful Poetry by a Superb Craftsman June 9 2005
By tadpole - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I am a long-time admirer of this author's fantasy novels, filled with magic due in part to his lyrical use of words. I was overjoyed to rediscover this author as a poet. For fans of his, who might shy away from poetry, don't pass this up. His poems have a haunting, quiet quality that really gets under your skin. He writes about things all of us can relate to. This is a masterpiece by a truly gifted writer.
22 of 24 people found the following review helpful
Master of the craft Jan. 26 2004
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Guy's poetry has long been read in short pieces during reading of his long novels. For the first time many of his poems are laid out for the reader. He is a master craftsman.
35 of 41 people found the following review helpful
ignore the 1-star review, for the good of the human race ... May 18 2004
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Who's the idiot who wrote, "the book had a nausighating plot and horrible character developement. The book was just a mish-mash of quantitative trash. Please, for the good of the human race"
This is a book of poetry, for heaven's sake. Poetry isn't supposed to have a plot or characters. And by the way, "quantitative" means numerical, as in scientific. So you're completely wrong on both counts.
It's a fine book.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Another side of Guy Gavriel Kay Sept. 12 2009
By Biz Person - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I have all of Kay's novels and bought this out of curiosity. Not being a serious poetry fan, I just browsed through it for an hour. Many poems seem to come from Kay's life and are based here in the real world. There were five or ten that particularly resonated for me and I enjoyed those. For $12, this book will best appeal to Kay collectors or serious poetry buffs.
Beyond This Dark House - A journey in human experience Oct. 25 2010
By Maria DiDanieli - Published on Amazon.com
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I feel that the power behind Guy Gavriel Kay's fiction can be traced to his ability to blend a fantasy world that allows his reader escape with a reality that makes that world tangible and credible. In "Beyond This Dark House", a collection of poems by Kay, a similar pattern ensues. For, while he constructs poems that span from descriptions of extended periods of time to snapshots of moments, and that embody perspectives on mythical archetypes as well as interpretations of contemporary banalities, he offers an opportunity for the reader to become lost in the beautiful intricacy of his composition, while discovering a personal reality. Because, moreso than his commanding fiction, Kay's poems invite a connection to the writer and, by extension, an important view to the web of human experience and spirit. Composed from Kay's heart, and masterfully edited by George Amabile, Beyond This Dark House is an excellent addition to a poet's repertoire of readings, and a palatable collection for anyone who values literary acumen in its various forms.

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