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A night out with Robert Burns : the greatest poems

Author: Robert Burns; Andrew O'Hagan
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a Burns collection like no other: a reader's edition, made for the pleasure of reading. Novelist and Scottish essayist Andrew O'Hagan comes into company with the poet who has mattered most to him in his writing life. He selects the poems for the reader, and converses with the work, offering fragments and distilled commentary of his own. The effect is explosive, giving us Robert Burns at his very best - a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Burns; Andrew O'Hagan
ISBN: 9781847671127 1847671128
OCLC Number: 261955119
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: xxviii, 222 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The lasses --
The drinks --
The immortals --
The politics.
Responsibility: Robert Burns ; arranged by Andrew O'Hagan.

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People who find it hard to get into Robert Burns have the answer to their prayers with this book. Here are The Greatest Poems presented in a way that Burns himself would have enjoyed -- letting the Read more...

 
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