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How it turned out

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Frank Redpath

This was the second collection, the first book published by The Rialto.

Frank Redpath (1927-1990) was a Hull poet.He taught at Hull College of Further Education, after a period writing for children’s comics in London. He features in Douglas Dunn’s 1982 anthology of Hull poets A Rumoured City, alongside Sean O’Brien, Douglas Houston and Peter Didsbury. Writing to Redpath, Philip Larkin claimed that ‘Yours are the only poems in the book I would have been glad to have written.’ He forms the subject of Sean O’Brien’s elegy ‘To the Unknown God of Hull and Holderness’.

His collections are To the Village and Other Poems (Sonus Press, 1986) and How It Turned Out: Selected Poems (Rialto, 1996).

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Frank Redpath

This was the second collection, the first book published by The Rialto.

We have a very limited stock of this book.

Frank Redpath (1927-1990) was a Hull poet.He taught at Hull College of Further Education, after a period writing for children’s comics in London. He features in Douglas Dunn’s 1982 anthology of Hull poets A Rumoured City, alongside Sean O’Brien, Douglas Houston and Peter Didsbury. Writing to Redpath, Philip Larkin claimed that ‘Yours are the only poems in the book I would have been glad to have written.’ He forms the subject of Sean O’Brien’s elegy ‘To the Unknown God of Hull and Holderness’.

His collections are To the Village and Other Poems (Sonus Press, 1986) and How It Turned Out: Selected Poems (Rialto, 1996).

(The Rialto, 1996)
ISBN 0-9527444-0-6
£6.95