In his range of theme, his narrative gift and lingustic skill, Alistair Lawrie is long overdue recognition as one of the most significant poets writing in Scotland today. Remarkably, at the age of seventy-five, Caal Cries is his debut solo publication. This book (78 pages) - published one month after Alistair won the prestigious McLellan Scots Poetry Prize - goes some way to addressing that neglect.
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