Fr. 26.90

The Flame

English · Paperback / Softback

2-3 days

Description

Read more

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist. A reckoning with a life lived deeply and passionately, with wit and panache, this collection is a valedictory work.

About the author

Leonard Cohen began his artistic career in 1956 with the publication of his first book of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies. He went on to publish 12 more books, including two celebrated novels, and gained worldwide recognition as an iconic singer-songwriter. He released 14 studio albums, including three in the last years of his life when he also became one of the most acclaimed arena-performing artists in the world.

Among his numerous honours, he is the recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 2010, the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature 2011, the inaugural New England PEN Award for Excellence in Lyrics 2012, the 2016 Juno Awards for Song of the Year and Album of the Year, and he has been inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the US Songwriters Hall of Fame. He died in November 2016.

Summary

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD FOR POETRY

The Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist.

A reckoning with a life lived deeply and passionately, with wit and panache, this collection is a valedictory work.

Product details

Authors Leonard Cohen
Assisted by Robert Faggen (Editor), Alexandra Pleshoyano (Editor), Adam Cohen (Foreword), Adam Cohen (Introduction)
Publisher Canongate Books
 
Subject Fiction > Poetry, drama > Poetry
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 03.10.2019
 
EAN 9781786893147
ISBN 978-1-78689-314-7
No. of pages 288
Dimensions 138 mm x 214 mm x 21 mm

Customer reviews

No reviews have been written for this item yet. Write the first review and be helpful to other users when they decide on a purchase.

Write a review

Thumbs up or thumbs down? Write your own review.

For messages to CeDe.ch please use the contact form.

The input fields marked * are obligatory

By submitting this form you agree to our data privacy statement.