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Summary

The Flame is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen's last poems, selected and ordered by the author in the final months of his life. Featuring lyrics and prose pieces, the book also contains an extensive selection from Cohen's notebooks, which he kept in poetic form throughout his life, and offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist and thinker.

An enormously powerful final chapter in Cohen's storied literary career, The Flame showcases the full range of Leonard Cohen's lyricism, from the exquisitely transcendent to the darkly funny. By turns devastatingly sad and winningly strange, these are the works of a poet and lyricist who has plumbed the depths of our darkest questions and come up wanting, yearning for more.

©2018 Leonard Cohen (P)2018 Canongate Books Ltd

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No PDF for drawings?

No PDF for drawings why? all in the book but not on the audible book

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Superb!

Cohen is present in this. Every admirer of him will find something special. Although we know his songs and poetry, listening activates our thoughts. Very special and a joy.

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Narrators let down a good collection of Leonard’s poems

I found that most of the narrators did not do justice to the poems- I found it awkward listening to Cohen being read by females and men with cowboy- like accents

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This is truly amazing

amazing compilation of Leornard Cohen poems. narrated by amazing and eloquent narrators. Favourite is Michael Shannon