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Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Signed Copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00
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  • Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Signed Copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00
  • Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Signed Copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00
  • Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Signed Copy by Seamus Heaney on sale for €350.00

Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Signed Copy

Seamus Heaney

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€350.00

Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish.  Derry: Field Day, 1983.  First edition.  Pages, 77.  A very good copy in dust jacket.  Signed by Heaney on title-page. 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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