100 Poems

100 Poems

Fiction & Poetry, Poetry
Paperback Published on: 07/04/2022
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100 Poems
I can see the sky at the bottom of it now
I have a full-circle love of Seamus Heaney. He was one of the first poets I studied in a GCSE course. My teacher was particularly stern and scary, and I re... READ MORE
Fiona Murphy McCormack


Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection from across the entire arc of his poetry, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. He never managed to do this in his lifetime, and no edition exists which has such a broad range, drawing from first collection to last. But now, at last, the project has been returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.

Coinciding with the National Library of Ireland launching a major exhibition dedicated to the life and work of Seamus Heaney, 100 Poems is a singular, accessible collection for new and younger readers that has the opportunity to reach far and wide, now and for years to come.

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571347162
  • Number of pages: 184
  • Weight: 220g
  • Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 15 mm

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100 Poems
Great introduction to a greatest poet of the last 50 years.
This is an excellent selection to absorb the powerful quality and endearing voice of Heaney. What will strike you is the simplicity of the structures used ... READ MORE
Andrew Beaden