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Shanta Acharya reviewed for The Manchester Review

Shanta Acharya, Dreams That Spell the Light, Arc Publications, 72 pp, £7.99 paperback, £10.99 hardback.

Shanta Acharya was born and educated in India, gained a doctorate from Oxford and was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard. She has written a book on Emerson, three books on asset management, and five volumes of poetry. This new collection reflects both the breadth of cultural reference and the rather privileged perspective one might expect from such a background. At the same time, hers is very much a poetry of the heart. Written in a direct, vivid, approachable yet highly individual style, using uncomplicated syntax and … Continue Reading