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Soul Manifestos and Pieces of Joy paperback book

Soul Manifestos and Pieces of Joy paperback book
£12.00 10 Available
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Written by Steve Thorp. Illustrated and designed by Ruth Thorp

Steve Thorp’s small, poetic essays are written against the backdrop of conflict in modern culture, politics, economics, ecology and psychology. Each piece stands alone but together the collection coalesces into a gentle, intuitive polemic that seeps into the consciousness. The small manifestos are written for wonder, wisdom, joy, love, and openness - and for the common good. They describe an alternative and grounded response to the material world, a way in which we might live our lives with depth and soul. This is a thought provoking collection and a whole-hearted approach to the crisis facing humans on earth.

Each section in this beautifully designed sofback begins with a poem, and the book is illustrated throughout with Ruth Thorp's evocative line drawings.

Published by Raw Mixture Publishing in 2014.
ISBN: 978-0992864712

All images and text copyright Ruth Thorp and Steve Thorp


This project stemmed from an earlier collaboration with Steve (my dad) for which I had produced illustrations to accompany 5 pieces of writing for a book submission. We didn’t get this version published, but were able to use and add to these illustrations for his new book which he had written as an extension to the original pieces of writing. This was our first book collaboration and we have since published two more books 'Soul Meditations' and 'Blue Marble' which are also available in my folksy shop. We are currently working on a sister book to Soul Meditations which should be ready to publish in late spring 2019.

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