This is the French translation of Stephen Morrissey’s The Mystic Beast.rnrnThe Mystic Beast completes Stephen Morrissey’s poetic journey into the shadow side of psychic experience. This third book of The Shadow Trilogy begins with the poet visiting his father’s grave, for the first time since the father died when Morrissey was only six years old. The book ends with the title poem, where the poet discovers his own identity revealed in an ancient West Coast carving. Few poets travel as deeply as Morrissey into their hidden emotions, into the shadowland of childhood loss. The Shadow Trilogy is a journey that moves from darkness to light, from grief to meaning to epiphany.