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Jeremy Reed
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“Balance and Sleazy” from “Bandit Poet” by Jeremy Reed

performed by the author

“Bandit Poet” by Jeremy Reed is an outrageously controversial memoir, about his life in London from the early eighties, which celebrates the brilliant losers and a life lived on the edge of the edge. Called by the Independent ‘British poetry’s glam spangly shape-shifting answer to David Bowie’ Jeremy Reed is a unique phenomenon in poetry – a romantic bandit fuelled with Rimbaud’s visionary impulse.”