Andrew Greig is Scotland's great poet of action… these days he is in reflective, elegiac mood'
The watchword is clarity, Greig’s poems are relatable and direct without sacrificing any of the magic and mystery of his medium'
Greig's latest collection is a whirlwind tour de force . . . The triumph of this book is the way it presents both cheerful retrospective and lively prospective'
Andrew Greig's poetry has been moving me to tears and smiles for fifty years. Later That Day continues a remarkable, rigorous tradition'
About the Book
Later That Day contains new works of gratitude and elegy. At once lyrical and direct, these poems take place in Glasgow, Auckland, the Scottish Lowlands and Highlands, and above all amid the clear light and bare, fertile islands of Orkney. They look to come across the distance between writer and reader, between one person and another, as they register the magic and loss of living and loving.
Andrew Greig is a Scottish writer living in Edinburgh and Orkney. He has written seven novels, a variety of non-fiction books, and nine volumes of poetry, including Found At Sea, Getting Higher: Complete Mountain Poems and This Life, This Life: New and Selected Poems. His collection The Order of the Day was a Poetry Book Society choice.
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