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By John Montague

ISBN-10: 1852355166

ISBN-13: 9781852355166

ISBN-10: 1852355174

ISBN-13: 9781852355173

'The lengthy hangar of the turf shed faces the huge highway the place autos whine. There our wintry weather heat is kept . . .' For greater than part a century John Montague has introduced a full of life variety of voice and event to Irish poetry. 'He is,' as John Carey wrote within the Sunday instances, 'virtually Ireland's poet laureate . . . His most sensible poems are all autobiographical, and commonly approximately his aunts' farm in County Tyrone . . . Splinter-sharp, they cross directly to the guts, and seize within the reminiscence like burrs.' Speech classes, his most up-to-date assortment, reprises the nice topics of his paintings — his personal, his family's and his province's histories. From indicators of silent affection on that Ulster farm, the stations of a trip in the direction of a fluent voice, re-imaginings of a bicycle journey alongside the Marne within the past due Nineteen Forties and reflections on a President's resignation, he maintains his acts of excavation and game. 'In My Grandfather's Mansion', a compendium of thoughts and one other of the author's prolonged works with a touch of the epic notice, is the hub of an uncommonly enterprising and exuberant book.

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