An unique anthology of poems inspired by the city of Dundee and its surroundings
In Whaleback City you will find poems about the city of Dundee, its history, its architecture and its landscape. There are poems spanning six centuries, capturing the spirit and temperament of its people, both celebrated and ordinary. Poets range from Sir Walter Scott and William McGonagall through to contemporary voices such as Douglas Dunn and Don Paterson. The poems themselves speak of subjects as diverse as the Tay and its bridges, the Jute industry, Liz McColgan, the People's Friend, Dens Road Market and a hundred other things that are uniquely Dundonian.