Infused with love, pathos, history and ideas, A Break in the Journey, Anne Haverty’s new collection, is a moving exploration of the many kinds of journeys on which life takes us. Haverty has travelled great distances in intellectual curiosity as well as in the world and traces her tracks with superb eloquence, simplicity and a piercing humanity.
With skill, grace and a masterful lightness of touch, these poems shimmer and float in the imagination long after the final page.
‘Here is a poet who has the savoir-faire, the sophistication, and accomplishment to let the poem be, and, quite magically, when she does, the lines linger, like a memory, or a melody with a delicate, but persistent music, even if and when, her, or our, eyes shut ‘to the mockery of white’.’ – Sunday Independent
‘Infused with love, pathos, history and ideas, A Break in the Journey, Anne Haverty’s new collection of poetry, is a moving exploration of the many kinds of journeys on which life takes us.’ – Irish Independent
About the Author
Anne Haverty’s previous collection, The Beauty Of The Moon, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her novels include The Far Side Of A Kiss and The Free and Easy. Her classic biography, Constance Markievicz: Irish Revolutionary, has been re-published in a new edition (Lilliput Press). A member of Aosdána, she lives in Dublin.
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