Tuesday, February 14, 2012

News at Eleven: In one of the most scathing reviews

ever published here, the new book of poetry by Michael D Higgins has been torn apart by a leading critic.

Professor Kevin Kiely says that the President's latest book is "lame, stale and stilted", that it is "bland, imprecise and ultimately incomprehensible" and that it's so bad that Michael D Higgins "can be accused of crimes against literature".

from The Irish Independent: Critic says President's poems are a 'crime against literature'
from The Irish Independent: Poet praises President's unique verse


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