Over Nine Waves: A Book of Irish Legends
Publish date: July 13th 1995
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
This is a delightful modern but faithful retelling of the main legends of Irish literature. Heaney has a breezy, action-driven approach to the tales that still has a certain emotional resonance (often involving wounded pride). Madness, vengeance, sorrow, teamwork, courage abound, as well as some w...