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Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog
Dylan Thomas, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog
  • ISBN: 9781780227276
  • Pages: 144
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Binding: Paperback

Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog

Dylan Thomas

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First the young schoolboy, gloriously immersed in make-believe in a shabby farmyard; then the budding poet with his thrilling friendships and dreams of fortune. Finally, the neophyte reporter roaming suburban Swansea for momentous material.

In the ten wonderfully evocative short stories collected in Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog, Dylan Thomas conveys the exuberance and enthusiasm of youth as he fictionalizes events from his childhood.

Adolescent sexuality and male friendship are two of the themes that pervade this collection, along with the more familiar topics of love, death and religion.

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