Dylan Thomas GP's memoir reveals "shy and retiring" poet

Dylan Thomas GP's memoir reveals shy and retiring poet
 

Newly-discovered documents have cast doubt on Dylan Thomas' reputation as a hard-drinking womaniser.
The poet is described as "shy and retiring" in a previously unseen memoir written by the Thomas family's GP.
Prof John Goodby, of Swansea University, who discovered the documents, said they confirmed the poet's life in Wales "wasn't sensational".
"He was fairly modest, he was sober," said Prof Goodby.
The memoir belonged to Dr David Mendelssohn Hughes, Thomas' doctor in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire.
"He was respectful of the doctor and other authority figures... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional, Views: 45
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