MUTE HOUSE by GALE BURNS
By Gale Burns
In his first full collection, Gale Burns amuses and intrigues by mining the rich textures of his youth the pancakes and ice cream of the Happy Eater, the hitchhiking adventures and the caravan holidays. He then engages with fresh perspectives on Englishness and different cultures, concluding with a sensitive examination of different ways of being able to know. In this book, Gale Burns finds an ironic beauty in silence and quiet observation the conditions of a Mute House.