Kavanagh - beyond the Celtic Mist

Collected Poems By Patrick Kavanagh Ed. Antoinette Quinn Allen Lane/Penguin, ?32.99 Hugh McFadden This is an important book. Patrick Kavanagh was not "the greatest Irish poet since Yeats", as he was dubbed: rather, he was the most significant poet in Ireland for much of the second half of the 20th century, one whose influence can still be traced in the work of many lead