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Sweeney Astray. Limited Signed Edition (1984) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00
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  • Sweeney Astray. Limited Signed Edition (1984) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00
  • Sweeney Astray. Limited Signed Edition (1984) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00
  • Sweeney Astray. Limited Signed Edition (1984) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00
  • Sweeney Astray. Limited Signed Edition (1984) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00

Sweeney Astray. Limited Signed Edition (1984)

Seamus Heaney

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  • Category: Literature, Poetry, Author Signed or Inscribed, Gift Ideas

€350.00

Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. New York: Giroux. 1984. Limited edition of 350 Copies, Signed by Heaney (164). Illustrated by Barrie Cook. New York: Giroux. 1984.  Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, spine lightly sunned otherwise a fine copy in publisher's slipcase. 

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.

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