Heaney returns to his past

{ "b" : "District And Circle," , "cite" : "by Seamus Heaney, Faber & Faber, €15.99."}

22nd April, 2006

{ "b" : "District And Circle," , "cite" : "by Seamus Heaney, Faber & Faber, €15.99."}

District and Circle is Seamus Heaney’s 12th book and it is very much a revisiting of his past, a circling and remapping of terrain familiar from 30 years of previous work.

Few poets are likely to abandon their lifetime’s concerns and preoccupation and jump on board some skittish new craft. But what is remarkable about this collection is the extent to which...

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