Michael Longley The Ghost Orchid

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The Ghost Orchid

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A collection of poetry from the Irish poet whose last book "Gorse Fires" won the Whitbread Prize for Poetry. Whether writing about Sissinghurst, Japan, Buchenwald or Belfast, Longley speaks with delicacy and passion about love and loss, life and death. This is a limited edition of 100.

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"His work indicates one of the gifts of the major poet, of making the one life speak for all, and its corollary, of seeming to be able to speak to anyone." (Sean O'Brien)

"Michael Longley's affectionate metre, his clean-cut and lucid measure, is one of the most distinguished accomplishments in contemporary poetry." (Douglas Dunn)

"A keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of grief and wonders." (Seamus Heaney)

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The magnificent new collection of poetry from the major Irish poet whose last book won the Whitbread Prize for Poetry.

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