Penguin Modern Series is a blessing as it gives you Pessoa’s wonderful poetry at such a reasonable price!
Oh, that sounded terribly like a marketing campaign. My sincerest apologies!
But, I am definitely a big fan of this Penguin Modern Series since they have such an eclectic collection of writers, some that one may not even have heard of as well!
Now, lets leave this marketing aside, and plunge right into Pessoa’s I Have More Souls Than One.
It is a collection of his poems written as different personas which then perfectly justifies the title (My apologies again, I seem to have a fetish for understanding titles of books and poems often it seems!).
The Penguin Modern series presents a brilliant collection of stories from authors which you might not encounter in your everyday bestseller list. Plus it is super cheap! What more could you want?
One title from the series that I recently bought was two short stories by Yuko Tshuhima. I have never read this author before. I have heard of Yukio Mishima, but yet to read him as his books are so hard to get here! So I was excited to find this gem on an online website and its price was hard to resist even with the delivery charge!
The book uses the title of the second short story as its main title: Of Dogs and Walls.