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Angus Macmillan summons the past in penetrating detail in this 76-page collection, written in English and Gaelic. The Ways of Salt reflects a continuing interest in the psychological and physical landscapes of his growing-up years in Lewis, and how the resonances found in Galloway and its Gaelic history invite an elision of past and present.
Alan Riach says of the collection: “The poems in The Ways of Salt are tensile, tough, slender and sharp . . . generating their own patterns of unparaphrasable meaning, brilliantly evocative landscapes or – rather – hauntings of places and echoes of human movements and occupations . . . all placed in sequence in a decorous, carefully-paced arrangement.”

The Ways of Salt - Angus Macmillan

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