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Last updated: 12 november, 2010 - 12:38 GMT

Geoffrey Philp

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The Jamaican-born poet Geoffrey Philp has long been inspired by what he calls the insights of rock steady and reggae music. And his new collection Dub Wise, like his popular blog and his other writing, is a lush and evocative celebration of the music, the politics and the history of his homeland - with a special emphasis on one man, Bob Marley.

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