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All nine episodes from the first three series of the BBC mockumentary that follows ageing rock star Brian... More information at Faber Ingrid Casey is a poet, teacher, artist and mother based in Kildare. She enjoys writing poetry and fiction when she is not drinking wine with her cats. Well known in America, Enya has been widely voted as the top female singer from Ireland. Caitríona O’Reilly (born in Dublin in 1973) is an Irish poet and critic. The latter group includes such poets as Derek Walcott, Niyi Osundare, Imtiaz Dharker and Moniza Alvi - all of whom use Standard English forms.

Pages: 464

Publisher: Penguin Books; First Printing edition (August 29, 2006)

ISBN: 0143037749

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