Niall Campbell grew up on South Uist in Scotland's Outer Hebrides, and his first collection, Moontide, is filled with images of the island's seascapes, its myths, its wildlife, and the long dark of its winters.
Quietly reflective and deftly musical, these thoughtful poems resonate with silence and song, mystery and wonder, exploring ideas of companionship and withdrawal, love and the stillness of solitude.
This highly assured debut collection will establish him as one of the most distinctive lyric voices to emerge from Scotland in recent years.
Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
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