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The Haw Lantern

Heaney, Seamus

Published by Faber and Faber
ISBN 10: 057114781X / ISBN 13: 9780571147816
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Title: The Haw Lantern

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good


1987. First Edition. Paperback. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 5. Weight in Grams: 78. "First paperback edition. Light tanning, otherwise fine inside and out." Keywords: Poetry - Seamus Heaney. First edition copy. . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KHS0042335

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Widely and justly celebrated for his flawless handling of the lyric, Seamus Heaney is here shown venturing into new imaginative territory. Poems exploring the theme of loss, and in particular a sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet's mother, are joined in The Haw Lantern by meditations on the conscience of the writer and exercises in an allegorical vein that will both surprise and delight the many admirers of his previous work.

'More than other poet since Wordsworth he can make us understand that the outside world is not outside, but what we are made of.' John Carey, Sunday Times

Book Description: The Haw Lantern by Seamus Heaney contains some of the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet's most moving and memorable work.

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