"The Strings are False" is Louis MacNeice's unfinished autobiography. Written when MacNeice was a young man it was only discovered and published after his death in 1963. Described by Geoffrey Grigson in the "Guardian" as 'the best thing Louis MacNeice ever wrote in prose', "The Strings are False" is being reissued in MacNeice's centenary year with a new preface by Derek Mahon.
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(197mm x 127mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Walter de la Mare
Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in 1907. His first book of poems, Blind Fireworks, appeared in 1929, and he subsequently worked as a translator, literary critic, playwright, BBC producer and autobiographer. The Burning Perch, his last volume of poems, appeared shortly before his death in 1963.