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Adrian Mitchell finds the heart and humanity of the European Left alive and well in two works of fiction
Saturday 08 June 1996
John Berger's To The Wedding (Bloomsbury), just out in paperback, moved me to the point of tears. It is a hauntingly beautiful book constructed on a very simple plot - a family reunited in central Europe at the wedding of their daughter - and an ending that saps all one's emotional strength.
Adrian Mitchell's `Blue Coffee: Poems 1985-1996', a Poetry Book Society Choice is published by Bloodaxe.
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