A beautifully written assemblage of poems from respected kiwi writer Owen Marshall, The View from the South is a raw and real perspective of South Island life. The poems explore family, friendships, love, mortality and the gorgeous landscape that surrounds it all. The collections bring a blend of Marshall’s newer works and his most powerful pieces from past compilations. Owens poems are accompanied by breathtaking images taken by Grahame Sydney of the lands the poems describe. The View from the South is a stunning book that fans of Marshall’s poetry will not be disappointed with.