> Skip to content

A collectible new Penguin Classics series: beautiful, slim, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets. That is no country for old men The young in one another's arms.

The Tower was W. B. Yeats's first major collection of poetry as Nobel Laureate after the receiving the Nobel Prize in 1923. It is considered to be one of his most influential collections. The title refers to Thoor Ballylee Castle, a Norman tower that Yeats purchased in 1917 and later restored. The Tower includes some of his greatest and most innovative poems including 'Sailing to Byzantium', a lyrical meditation on man's disillusionment with the physical world; 'Leda and the Swan', a violent and graphic take on the Greek myth of Leda and Zeus and 'Among School Children', a poetic contemplation of life, love and the creative process.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780241303092

    October 30, 2017

    Penguin Classics

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9780241303238

    August 24, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo

Recommendations

To Kill A Mockingbird
Dracula
Pride And Prejudice
Great Expectations
Brave New World
The Handmaid's Tale
The Great Gatsby
For Whom The Bell Tolls
All Quiet on the Western Front
Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition
Millefiori
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Slaughterhouse 5
Little Women
Anna Karenina (Vintage Classic Russians Series)
Picnic At Hanging Rock
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Animal Farm
Bone
Wuthering Heights: Popular Penguins