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From the Publisher"Wonderful"
— Scotland on Sunday
"Exactly the sort of enterprise his 250th birthday deserves."
— Glasgow Herald
"A selection of his work that should satisfy both those new to Burns and diehard fans."
— National Post
"O'Hagan is the ideal guide. One of Scotland's best contemporary writers, his prose is almost as lyrical as Burns' verse."
— Ottawa Citizen
"People who find it hard to get into Robert Burns have the answer to their prayers in this book . . . I think the book will change a lot of people's attitude to poetry."
— Ewan McGregor
"[Burns] did not fail the Muse or us or himself as one of poetry's chosen instruments."
— Seamus Heaney
"I'll be infiltrating into as many other people's stockings as I can Andrew O Hagan's beautiful, passionate take on some of the loveliest poems."
— The Scotsman
From the Hardcover edition.