Sweeney Astray, Paperback

Sweeney Astray Paperback



Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibhne.

Its hero, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a series of purgatorial adventures after he is cursed by a saint and turned into a demented flying creature at the Battle of Moira.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
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  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9780571210091



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