The Lammas Hireling

Ian Duhig

2004 Nominee

T. S. Eliot Prize

2003 Nominee

Forward Prize for Poetry Best Collection

01 August 2013
9781447248200
80 pages

Synopsis

Ian Duhig has long inspired a fervent and devoted following. With The Lammas Hireling - the title poem having already won both the National Poetry Competition and the Forward Prize for Best Poem - Duhig has produced his most accessible and exciting volume to date, and looks set to reach a whole new audience. A poet of lightning wit and great erudition, Duhig is also a master balladeer and storyteller who shows that poetry is still the most powerful way in which our social history - our lives, loves and work - can be celebrated and commemorated.