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'Bondi Poems' is Adam Gibson's third book of poetry, capturing the essence of the iconic Australian beachside suburb in a wonderfully incisive and affecting manner. Born and bred in Bondi, Adam writes with a strong sense of place, his turn of phrase being distinctly Australian and his imagery pure-honed and resolutely local. These are poems of vigour and perception, at times melancholy, at others intensely personal, wry and optimistic. These are raw stories of lives lived on Bondi's streets, of the passing of the seasons, the charting of the juggernaut of change and, at the end of everything, the beach that always remains in place… (Incl. $3 postage)