New Collected Poems by Derek Mahon

New Collected Poems Derek Mahon The Gallery Press, paperback, 391pp. ISBN 978 1 85235 512 8 Edward Randell Born a Belfast Protestant and living in Co. Cork, Derek Mahon writes poems that are at once decidedly Irish and decidedly Other, exploring rootlessness and exile with sardonic pessimism. His New Collected Poems coincides with his 70th birthday year, and follows Gallery‚Äôs 1999 Collected Poems. Adding an … Continue reading New Collected Poems by Derek Mahon