Collection of Earlier Work in 5 publications
2 Early collections published on a small letterpress in the 1980's: 'Plonkout Too', 50p Take Away, 'The Tin Book' republished in 2015, 'Roll of the Artist' published in paperback 2015, 'Gordon Hoyles as read at The Red Lion Manningtree' published in 2018. Includes a surprise set of risque postcards which Gordon gave out at recitals in the '80's.
The Roll of the Artist Paperback
The original is a roll of paper five metres in length covered in poetry, published in a paperback edition in 2015.
With an over-riding theme of the consequences of nuclear war and the fragility of humanity in its wake,
"I'll settle your trouble, said the pin to the bubble, 'cos little hearts break so easy,"
Making it very accessible to all readers, the pieces, short and long, flow easily from beginning to end.
The Tin Book
A collection of 100 poems that were first published on 'tin pages' and exhibited throughout the country at galleries, shops, cafes, art clubs, pubs in the late '70's, early '80's, when Gordon lived at Bell House Farm, Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. This second edition was published in 2015. See reviews.