'He has an extraordinary sense of the past. He's one of those people, along with Blake and Chatterton, who are like a divining rod for history.' Peter Ackroyd
Vale Royal Collector's Edition, 2022
Aidan Andrew Dun grew up in the West Indies, returning to London as a teenager then travelling around the world for more than a decade before writing his first epic poem, Vale Royal, (Goldmark, 1995). Launched at the Royal Albert Hall, it led to him being dubbed as the 'voice of King's Cross'.
We are delighted to announce that Goldmark has now published the second edition of Dun's critically acclaimed book. A new free audio recording, of the poet reading the entire cycle, is available on Apple podcasts or Spotify. You can also listen to it on our website here >
We are delighted to announce that Goldmark has now published the second edition of Aidan Dun's critically acclaimed epic poem, Vale Royal, in deluxe paperback and a special limited edition signed and numbered cloth covered hardback with additional holographic material handwritten by the author.
Aidan Andrew Dun grew up in the West Indies, returning to London as a teenager then travelling around the world for more than a decade before writing his first epic poem, Vale Royal. Launched at the Royal Albert Hall, it led to him being dubbed as the 'voice of King's Cross' and the book quickly sold out.
The Collector's hardback edition of 100 only, is signed and numbered, each containing
an extra triad in the poet’s hand.
An enduring mystical epic has been added to our literature. Michael Moorcock
He has an extraordinary sense of the past. He's one of those people, along with Blake and Chatterton, who are like a divining rod for history. Peter Ackroyd
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