Widely praised on its first publication in 1978, The Haw Lantern ventured into new imaginative territory with poems exploring the theme of loss - including a celebrated sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet's mother - joined by meditations on the conscience of the writer and exercises in an allegorical vein.
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571232871 Number of pages: 64 Weight: 95 g Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 7 mm Edition: Main
Nobel-prize winning Irish author, poet, and playwright.
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