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Dylan Thomas and His World by Derrick Perkins
Dylan Thomas and His World by Derrick Perkins
This book is a true 'MUST' for any serious Dylan Thomas admirer. This is recommended for several reasons. Firstly, because it has a very easy to read and imnformative text taking the reader through the key points of Dylans life (mainly through Wales - very similar to John Ackermanns book on Dylan. See my review for this book for more information) and, also has extensive quotes from Dylan himself. Secondly, it covers the Swansea that Dylan knew during his childhood and young adult life there with many previously unpublished (black and white) photographs of Swansea and the surrounding areas of Wales during the 1920s and 1930s. Thirdly, the last part contains marvellous full colour plate… Read more
Welsh Dylan: Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing and His &hellip by John Ackerman
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I originally had a copy of this book about eight years ago, and, when I moved address, mislaid it. How pleased I was then, to be able to acquire another copy, and, at a very reasonable price through Amazon. Obviously, because of the continued interest in Dylan Thomas, both in his life AND his Poems and Prose, new books (mainly biographies) continue to appear and his output is re printed for a new generation to appreciate. As regards this particular book, it takes (both) the Thomas student and anyone coming to his work for the first time, on a very easy introduction to both the man and his writings. It is summarised throughout with the main points of Thomas life story, and also, has… Read more
Official Cliff Richard 2010 Calendar
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Bought this for my wife for Christmas. Full colour portraits and well presented. A must for Cliff fans.

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