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A Herring Famine by Adam O'Riordan

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The poems of this dazzling second collection are of contradictory impulses: of abundance and famine, of absence and presence, of endings and new beginnings. Here again are the intelligent, elegant, emotionally potent poems that are O’Riordan’s trademark, yet with this collection he also takes us to starker, grittier places that push into bolder territories, from the Herring Famine of 1944 to the Strangeways Prison Riot of 1990.

Bounding place and time, and urging into being both the living and the dead, this remarkable and crystalline collection captures the struggle, folly and wonder of the human heart.

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