Averno: Poems by Louise Glück

Averno: Poems

Louise Glück

79 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

nonfiction poetry emotional reflective medium-paced


WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATUREAverno is a small crater lake in southern Italy, regarded by the ancient Romans as the entrance to the underworld. That place gives its name to Louise Glück's tenth collection: in a landscape turned irretriev...

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reflective 91%
emotional 66%
dark 40%
mysterious 25%
sad 21%
inspiring 20%
hopeful 15%
challenging 14%
relaxing 9%
tense 6%
adventurous 4%
funny 1%


medium 51%
slow 24%
fast 23%

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