Download e-book for iPad: A Book of Strays (Gallery Books) by Michael Hartnett

By Michael Hartnett

ISBN-10: 185235321X

ISBN-13: 9781852353216

ISBN-10: 1852353228

ISBN-13: 9781852353223

'A actual maverick . . . a mix of coruscating satire, rhapsodic lyricism and humane vernacular . . . ' -- The Sunday occasions Michael Hartnett subscribed constantly to the belief of the poet as a chronicler of his race: 'I have attempted to write down for the folks . . . ' starts off one of many poems during this selection of ballads, satires, squibs and different occasional verses. As he casts his eye on 'the nation of the nation', on neighborhood shopkeepers' and publicans' greed ('The Ballad of Salad Sunday'), or curses 'those who stole our cat', he connects with resources in old traditions. The centrepiece, 'Maiden road Ballad', documents the effect of the flow of that street's humans to a brand new housing property within the Nineteen Fifties. well known, populist, wonderful, and incisive, A e-book of Strays enlarges and complements our realizing of a unique poet's paintings and nature.

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