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By Michael Hartnett

ISBN-10: 185235321X

ISBN-13: 9781852353216

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ISBN-13: 9781852353223

'A actual maverick . . . a mix of coruscating satire, rhapsodic lyricism and humane vernacular . . . ' -- The Sunday occasions Michael Hartnett subscribed continually to the assumption of the poet as a chronicler of his race: 'I have attempted to put in writing for the folks . . . ' starts one of many poems during this choice of ballads, satires, squibs and different occasional verses. As he casts his eye on 'the country 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 historical traditions. The centrepiece, 'Maiden highway Ballad', documents the effect of the stream of that street's humans to a brand new housing property within the Fifties. well known, populist, unique, and incisive, A ebook of Strays enlarges and complements our figuring out of a novel poet's paintings and nature.

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