The Rattle Bag

By Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes (ed.)

A gathering of poems by Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes. The book to take to a desert island. Here are so many of the great poems of the world. All of them wonderful for reading out loud and for learning if you want to, and on a desert island, you may want to.
~ Michael Morpurgo

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Publish Date: 1982

Composed of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes’ favourite poems, The Rattle Bag represents a classic poetry anthology. Including masters such as Shakespeare, William Blake, Sylvia Plath, and T. S. Eliot, as well as rare gems, translated poems, and poems from oral cultures, the volume features a diverse selection of authors to inspire and dazzle the readers.