Michael Longley The Ghost Orchid

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The Ghost Orchid

 
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A collection of poetry with the author reading his own work. He talks about love and loss, life and death. The poems are mainly set in Britain and Ireland. Michael Longley won the Whitbread Prize for Poetry.

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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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