Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.
Ignoring the protests of her other children, she accelerates away, leaving Ellen standing on the gravel verge in her school pinafore and knee socks as the light fades.\r\n\r\nWhat would you do as you watch your little sister getting smaller in the rear view window?
Patricks life strikes Robert as brazenly fabricated, yet soon he is compelled to pursue his own story.\r\n\r\nIn a twist on the cat-and-mouse narrative, A Lonely Man depicts an attempt to create art at the brink of empathy and imagination.
Like Robert Macfarlane re-written by Cormac McCarthy. Telegraph\r\n\r\nBeckett doing Beowulf. London Review of Books \r\n\r\nOne thousand years from now, the sole inhabitants of a small island - a group no larger than an extended family - are living in a post-civilised world.