Browse our Books

Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Inscribed copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €450.00
Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Inscribed copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €€450.00 ×
  • Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Inscribed copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €450.00
  • Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Inscribed copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €450.00
  • Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Inscribed copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €450.00

Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Inscribed copy

Seamus Heaney

  • Google+
  • Item ID: 58324
  • Category: Literature, Poetry, Author Signed or Inscribed

€450.00

Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Derry: Field Day, 1983.  First edition. Pp 77. Fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. Presentation copy, Inscribed in Gaelic 'Le Gach Déagh-Ghuidhe/ Séamus Ó h-Éanaigh, Do Liam O'Laoghaire, Mí Lughnasa 2007.'  Heaney's version of Buile Suibhne, one of the major achievements of medieval literature.  The story centres on the fate of Sweeney, the king of Dal-Arie in Ulster, who was cursed by a saint, turned into a bird, and driven astray for many years until the curse was fulfilled by his death.

Enquire Now Enquire Now


Purchase Enquiry for Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Inscribed copy

×