A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems (Canons) (Paperback)

A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems (Canons) By Robert Burns, Andrew O'Hagan (Editor), Andrew O'Hagan (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Robert Burns, Andrew O'Hagan (Editor), Andrew O'Hagan (Introduction by)
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The Scottish poet Robert Burns has been idolised and eulogised. He has been sainted, painted, tarted-up and toasted. He is famous as the author of 'Auld Lang Syne', and he has long been the patron saint of the heartsore and the hungover. But what about the poems? Beneath the cult of Burns Nights and patriotic yawps, there is the work itself, among the purest and most truthful created in any age.

This is a Burns collection like no other, introduced, arranged and contextualised by the award-winning novelist and essayist Andrew O'Hagan. Above all, it is an accessible edition made for the pleasure of reading that brings Burns' timeless work to full, riotous, colourful life.

About the Author

Andrew O'Hagan was born in Scotland in 1968. He is author of The Missing and Our Fathers which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the Holtby Prize for Fiction. With his second novel, Personality, he won the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was named one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists. Be Near Me, was longlisted for the Booker Prize, as was his most recent novel The Illuminations. He lives in London.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781786891617
ISBN-10: 1786891611
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication Date: November 8th, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Canons

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