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Death of a Naturalist, Heaney,  Seamus
Death of a Naturalist
Seamus Heaney

Paperback $22.99 - Faber & Faber
Poetry - Published: 1/Jul/2006 - ISBN: 9780571230839

Now, to pry into roots, to finger slime, To stare big-eyed Narcissus, into some spring, Is beneath all adult dignity. I rhyme, To see myself, to set the darkness echoing.

Death of a Naturalist marks the auspicious outset of an acclaimed master. As a first book of poems, it is remarkable for its accurate perceptions and its rich linguistic gifts.

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