First published in Great Britain in 2017 by

Carcanet Press Ltd Alliance House, 30 Cross Street

Manchester m2 7aq

Text copyright © Rory Waterman, 2017. The right of Rory Waterman to be identified as the author of  this work has been asserted by him in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and

Patents Act of 1988, all rights reserved.

A cip catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library: isbn 9781784104085.

Design: Luke Allan. Printed and bound in England by srp Ltd.

The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England.