A unique 15 CD box set of Seamus Heaney reading his 11 poetry collections in their entirety, produced by Radio Telefís Éireann, the Irish national broadcasting corporation. These include Death Of A Naturalist, Door Into The Dark. Wintering Out, North, Fieldwork, Station Island, The Haw Lantern, Seeing Things, The Spirit Level, Electric Light, District and Circle.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Seamus Heaney was born in County Derry in Northern Ireland in 1939. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection of poems, appeared in 1966 and since then he has published poetry, criticism and translations - including Beowulf (1999) - which established him as one of the leading poets of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. District and Circle (2006), his eleventh collection, was awarded the T. S. Eliot Prize. Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, appeared in 2008. In 2009 he received the David Cohen Prize for Literature. His twelfth collection of poetry, Human Chain, was published in 2010.
Seamus Heaney died in Dublin on August 30th, 2013