The Life of Dylan Thomas Author:Constantine FitzGibbon Recognized on both sides of the Atlantic as the standard biography, THE LIFE OF DYLAN THOMAS offers a lucid, faithful and generous account that rescues the man from the myth. Constantine FitzGibbon was given free access to hundreds of hitherto unpublished letters, journals, manuscript drafts, and other papers; and he has made brilliant use of t... more »hem to illuminate the sources and difficulties of the poetry, the tensions and complexities of the life of one of the most remarkable of modern poets.
"Easily the best all-around biographical study of its subject to date." Stanley Kunitz, New York Times
"The good taste and sober truth of this biography having been rightly praised, one might expect it to debunk the legend of Dylan Thomas, but I think it makes legend shine all the brighter." William Empson, New Statesman« less