Author Archives: Bob
My translation-with-commentary of Beowulf was launched last night at the Collected works Bookshop. Kris and Loretta hosted what proved a well attended and lively do. Many thanks to them and all who attended, with a special shout to my Canberra buddy … Continue reading
I’ve had a number of requests to reprise the six-session course I taught last year on Beowulf, which used Seamus Heaney’s translation (published by Faber & Faber in 1999) as its text. I’m about to book a room for it, … Continue reading
Cambridge Scholars Publishing has just featured my new book on its website at a substantial discount, so now’s your chance! I don’t know whether the already publicised discount code will get you a further 20% off, but it’s worth … Continue reading
My author-copies of A Far Light have arrived. I’m forgiving myself for looking a little smug here. If not now, when?
The first thirty-odd pages of A Far Light are now available on the Camridge Scholars Publishing. A Far Lite, if you like! Anyhow, if you’re at all curious, you can now have a sticky-beak by following this link: http://www.cambridgescholars.com/download/sample/63303
Flyers and posters for the impending publication of A Far Light have arrived. Note the 20% discount available on orders from the Cambridge Scholars Publishing website: discount code: afarlight20 ebook to appear in about two months, I’m told.
My existence continues to resonate in further layers of (un-? quasi-?) reality. Take your pick: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B001K7RT1K They can’t yet show A Far Light ’cause it’s not yet officially published, so all you get is a few pics and my very … Continue reading
Nearing the end of proofing A Far Light and uploading its files to the publisher, I’m getting a bit broody over my next book, The Fetters in the Frost. 16,000 words in, I’ve had to put the manuscript aside to finish … Continue reading
My Beowulf-book, A Far Light, will be officially launched on the evening of 14 October at Collected Works Bookshop in the Nicholas Arcade off Swanston Street. Details at the link below: https://www.facebook.com/events/630485740463863/?active_tab=highlights