Synopses & Reviews
Containing poems written by Edwin Morgan during the past six years, this collection looks at human life from a variety of perspectives, encompassing a range of themes, the foremost of which is history. This new work displays the author's characteristic willingness to experiment with a variety of subjects, from the history of cancer to the new Scottish parliament.
"Morgan is not only a poet of Glasgow, but of all Scotland, and beyond. Now in his eighties, Morgan is the most influential Scottish poet since Hugh MacDiarmid." London Review of Books
The first new collection for 4 years from this leading Scottish poet.
About the Author
Edwin Morgan was a professor of English at Glasgow University and retired in 1980. He has since been a visiting professor at Strathclyde University and at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth.