• Glorious

    Irish Examiner
  • Beautifully produced ... an appealing and appetite-whetting introduction to a century's poetry

    Irish Times
  • So richly varied and yet so unified in its musicality ... They all seem to share in a kind of universal eloquence, as if the air over that island were charged with some kind of melodic ozone specifically propitious for the versifying brain. A landmark book.

    Clive James, TLS