Wolf Winter

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True, Heaney can never truly be succeeded, though in the aftermath of the great man’s passing, I look at five Irish contemporary Irish poets who are likely, now, to shine in the sunlight. Their series detective is Ian Rutledge who has returned from World War I shell-shocked and accompanied always by the voice in his head of Hamish, a British soldier whom he had executed on the battlefield for refusing to fight. Capturing the serene nature of these tranquil spaces, this range displays an abundance of breathtaking, spontaneous designs.

Pages: 558

Publisher: William Morrow & Co (January 1988)

ISBN: 0688063764

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