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  • Seamus Heaney I Collected Poems (published 1966-1975)

  • Death of a Naturalist; Door into the Dark; Wintering Out; North
  • By: Seamus Heaney
  • Narrated by: Seamus Heaney
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Literature & Fiction, Poetry
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (54 ratings)

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Summary

Volume one of the definitive collection of Seamus Heaney reading his own work, recorded in 2009 by RTE. Volume one contains four collections published between 1966 and 1975: Death of a Naturalist, Door into the Dark, Wintering Out and North

©1975 Seamus Heaney (P)2018 Faber Audio

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It’s a pity the names of each of the poems are not with the chapter numbers

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Marvellous poetry read by the poet

Seamus Heaney reads his own early poetry. Wonderful poetry, beautifully read. What more can I say?

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Close to the bone

Heaney's poetry sinks deep and touches nerves. I'm not a big poetry reader but this paints stories I can relate to.

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stunning collection from one of the greatest

stunning collection from one of the greatest. great energy and depth in his story telling

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  • 23-08-20

Like nothing I've ever heard before oh, this is ar

The author paints a picture. You can hear taste smell and feel through his words.