Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. Book of Longing was twenty years in the making and written in Montreal, Mumbai and during his retreat in Mt Baldy. These poems show the full range of one of the most influential and enigmatic writers of his generation.
Number of Pages: 232
Publication Date: 28 Jun 2010
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 17.9(H) x 11(L) x 2.2(W)
Weight (gm): 138
Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal in 1934. His collecitons The Spice-Box of Earth, Book of Mercy and the bestselling Collected Poems established his international reputation as a poet. Alongside his records he has published further collections of poetry and two novels. He lives in Los Angeles.