Two Tongues
ISBN: PB: 9781800170001, Carcanet, October 2020
72 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Slip-ups, skirmishes and the sidelong glance characterise Claudine Toutoungi's "Two Tongues", a surreal and startling second collection that takes on the dislocations and double takes of modern life and weaves from them poems of wit, grit and delicio...
ISBN: PB: 9781784104122, Carcanet, September 2017
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
"Smoothie" is Claudine Toutoungi's debut collection of poems. It takes a tender, exuberant and deliciously dark look at our desire to be heard, whatever the cost; a desire that can be treacherous, comical and sometimes – often enough to fend off desp...