Yeats wrote four distinct versions of his unfinished novel, The Speckled Bird . This unique edition, draws together all four books, and includes transcripts of recently identified manuscript pages of the second version. The texts are supplemented by detailed explanatory, authorial and textual notes by the editor, William H. O'Donnell. An introduction and chronology provide an overview of the publishing history of the work.

The Speckled Bird: An Autobiographical Novel with Variant Versions 2002, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333966143