The Haw Lantern. Inscribed Copy (1987)
Author: Seamus Heaney
Book ID: 66769
The Haw Lantern. London: Faber & Faber, 1987. First Paperback Edition. Pp, 51. Neat ownership name to front free endpaper. A very good copy in wrapper covers.
Signed and dated by the Author on title-page, & with quotation from ‘A Peacock’s Feather.’
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.
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