The Haw Lantern. First American Edition. Author Signed (1987)
Author: Seamus Heaney
Book ID: 65751
The Haw Lantern. New York: FSG, 1987. First US Edition. A fine bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.
Signed and dated by the Author to front free endpaper.
Poems exploring the theme of loss, and in particular a sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet’s mother, are joined in the Haw Lantern by meditations on the conscience of the writer & exercises in an allegorical vein.