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Product Description: Matthew Sweeney's eleventh collection of poems is haunted by mortality, by other worlds and far-flung places, by visitations and violent events like the Spanish Inquisition. The poems are imaginative riffs featuring troubling companions and troublesome thoughts: ghosts and spirits, anger and guilt, crows and horses, and a footballing elephant...read more

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9781780371481 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, January 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Matthew Sweeney's eleventh collection of poems is haunted by mortality, by other worlds and far-flung places, by visitations and violent events like the Spanish Inquisition.

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Product Description: Matthew Sweeney's tenth collection of poems is as sinister as its dark forebears, but the notes he hits in Horse Music are lyrical and touching as well as disturbing and disquieting. This is not only Sweeney's most adventurous book to date, it is also his most varied, including not only outlandish adventures and macabre musings, but also moving responses to family deaths - balanced by a poem to a newborn, picturing the strange new world that will unfold for her...read more

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9781852249670 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, June 15, 2013, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Matthew Sweeney's tenth collection of poems is as sinister as its dark forebears, but the notes he hits in Horse Music are lyrical and touching as well as disturbing and disquieting.

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9781444125245 | Gardners Books, April 30, 2010, cover price $21.40

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Product Description: A comprehensive guide to writing poetryWrite Poetry - and Get It Published is a user-friendly and comprehensive guide written by two well-published poets that will prove indispensible if you're seeking creative guidance, inspiration and practical advice...read more

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9781444103243 | Reprint edition (Teach Yourself, April 30, 2010), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A comprehensive guide to writing poetryWrite Poetry - and Get It Published is a user-friendly and comprehensive guide written by two well-published poets that will prove indispensible if you're seeking creative guidance, inspiration and practical advice.
9780192815538, titled "Picture of Dorian Gray" | Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 1982, cover price $6.95 | also contains The Picture of Dorian Gray | About this edition: Textual and explanatory notes accompany Wilde's novel about a man who sells his soul for eternal youth

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Product Description: The story behind the American lottery: gambling, lawsuits, corruption, moralizing, financial ruin, and more gambling. Despite the infinitesimal odds, more than half of Americans admit to playing the lottery. We wait on long lines and give up our coffee breaks...read more

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9781596913042 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 3, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The story behind the American lottery: gambling, lawsuits, corruption, moralizing, financial ruin, and more gambling.

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Negotiating the borders and hinterlands of Central and Eastern Europe - with occasional coracle trips or forays to Antarctica for a round of golf - the homesick flaneur surveys the surrounding devastation with the same mixture of fascination and alarm he feels when he discovers that the sweat-mark on his T-shirt makes a perfect map of Ireland.

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9780224080927 | Random House Uk Ltd, July 19, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Negotiating the borders and hinterlands of Central and Eastern Europe - with occasional coracle trips or forays to Antarctica for a round of golf - the homesick flaneur surveys the surrounding devastation with the same mixture of fascination and alarm he feels when he discovers that the sweat-mark on his T-shirt makes a perfect map of Ireland.

This selection combines poems written for adults and children, the latter of which W. H. Auden commends as unrivalled in their 'revelation of the wonders of the English language...'
By Matthew Sweeney (editor)

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9780571210442 | Gardners Books, April 6, 2006, cover price $21.40 | About this edition: This selection combines poems written for adults and children, the latter of which W.

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Features a range of Irish poetry, including classics such as 'Cockles and Mussels', poems from such celebrated poets as Seamus Heaney and W B Yeats, and lesser-known gems that the author has discovered on his journey through Ireland's rich poetic heritage.

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9780330415842 | New edition (Pan Macmillan, March 3, 2006), cover price $8.90 | About this edition: Features a range of Irish poetry, including classics such as 'Cockles and Mussels', poems from such celebrated poets as Seamus Heaney and W B Yeats, and lesser-known gems that the author has discovered on his journey through Ireland's rich poetic heritage.

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By Ian Duhig (introduced by), Anne Rouse and Matthew Sweeney

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9781852245511 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, January 1, 2005, cover price $26.95

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In this, Matthew Sweeney's eighth full-length collection, the disarming fabulist and mythmaker steps out on his own into fresh territory.

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9780224073455 | Random House Uk Ltd, September 30, 2004, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In this, Matthew Sweeney's eighth full-length collection, the disarming fabulist and mythmaker steps out on his own into fresh territory.

Product Description: The bestselling guide to finding your voice, writing poetry, and getting published Teach Yourself Writing Poetry is a user-friendly and comprehensive guide that will prove indispensable if you're seeking creative guidance, inspiration, and practical advice...read more

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9780071444361 | McGraw-Hill, September 26, 2004, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The bestselling guide to finding your voice, writing poetry, and getting published Teach Yourself Writing Poetry is a user-friendly and comprehensive guide that will prove indispensable if you're seeking creative guidance, inspiration, and practical advice.

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Product Description: Gerard is new to the city and new to his school. He is not getting on well at school and spends much time on his bike exploring his new neighborhood. By chance he comes across a homeless man and his live, pet fox. Gradually the man, boy, and fox strike up a friendship, and Gerard finds he has much to learn from the man on the street...read more

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9780747560401 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, November 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Gerard is new to the city and new to his school.

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Product Description: Representing the best of ten books and twenty years' work, Matthew Sweeney's Selected Poems is a magical mystery tour into the strange, unsettling world of this acclaimed Irish poet. Reader's familiar with his poetry will be accustomed to being led astray by his cordial, confiding wit, ambushed by his sinister twists, and taken in by his intimate, untrustworthy narrators...read more

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9781550651638 | Vehicule Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Representing the best of ten books and twenty years' work, Matthew Sweeney's Selected Poems is a magical mystery tour into the strange, unsettling world of this acclaimed Irish poet.
9781550651638 | Vehicule Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Representing the best of ten books and twenty years' work, Matthew Sweeney's Selected Poems is a magical mystery tour into the strange, unsettling world of this acclaimed Irish poet.

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Product Description: Representing the best of 10 books and 20 years' work, this collection is a magical tour into Sweeney's strange, unsettling world. Readers familiar with his poetry will be used to being led astray by his cordial, confiding wit, ambushed by his sinister twists, and taken in by his intimate, untrustworthy narrators...read more

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9780224062121 | Random House Uk Ltd, March 21, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Representing the best of 10 books and 20 years' work, this collection is a magical tour into Sweeney's strange, unsettling world.

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The strands of poems in this collection radiate like the spokes of a wheel: haiku, sestinas, poems about foreign travel, verses beginning with a line by someone else, a sea sequence set in Aldeburgh and Sweeney's own version of the old Irish poem 'Sweeney'.

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9780224060677 | Vintage Uk, March 2, 2000, cover price $14.40 | About this edition: The strands of poems in this collection radiate like the spokes of a wheel: haiku, sestinas, poems about foreign travel, verses beginning with a line by someone else, a sea sequence set in Aldeburgh and Sweeney's own version of the old Irish poem 'Sweeney'.

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Product Description: A recent study shows that poets are thirty times more likely to suffer from depressive illness than the rest of the population. Editors Smith and Sweeney state in their Introduction that: "It is the unconscious that drives poetry, the jumps and sudden lurches that forge new connections with things not connected before, new ways of seeing...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Ken Smith (editor) and Matthew Sweeney (editor)

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9780856462962 | Anvil Pr Poetry Ltd, November 1, 1998, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A recent study shows that poets are thirty times more likely to suffer from depressive illness than the rest of the population.

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9780224043281 | Jonathan Cape, October 1, 1997, cover price $15.99

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Explains the process of writing poetry, suggests ways of approaching particular subjects, describes how to overcome writer's block, offers tips on getting published, and includes writing exercises (view table of contents)

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9780844239477 | Teach Yourself, August 1, 1997, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Explains the process of writing poetry, suggests ways of approaching particular subjects, describes how to overcome writer's block, offers tips on getting published, and includes writing exercises

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9780571161720 | Faber & Faber, February 1, 1992, cover price $4.99

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Product Description: A Poetry Book Society Recommendation With The Lame Waltzer the reader enters a teasing, precarious world in which whimsy has a sharp edge, irony lurks beneath the plainest surface and the intimate, confiding narrators are not always to be trusted...read more

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9780850316445 | Allison & Busby, February 1, 1988, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A Poetry Book Society Recommendation With The Lame Waltzer the reader enters a teasing, precarious world in which whimsy has a sharp edge, irony lurks beneath the plainest surface and the intimate, confiding narrators are not always to be trusted.

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Product Description: Book by Sweeney, Matthew

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9780805281576 | Not Applicable, October 1, 1983, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Book by Sweeney, Matthew

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