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By Michael Hartnett

ISBN-10: 185235321X

ISBN-13: 9781852353216

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ISBN-13: 9781852353223

'A real maverick . . . a mix of coruscating satire, rhapsodic lyricism and humane vernacular . . . ' -- The Sunday instances Michael Hartnett subscribed constantly to the assumption of the poet as a chronicler of his race: 'I have attempted to put in writing for the folk . . . ' starts off one of many poems during this choice of ballads, satires, squibs and different occasional verses. As he casts his eye on 'the nation of the nation', on neighborhood shopkeepers' and publicans' greed ('The Ballad of Salad Sunday'), or curses 'those who stole our cat', he connects with resources in historical traditions. The centrepiece, 'Maiden road Ballad', files the effect of the movement of that street's humans to a brand new housing property within the Nineteen Fifties. well known, populist, pleasing, and incisive, A ebook of Strays enlarges and complements our realizing of a unique poet's paintings and nature.

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