A Child's Christmas in Wales - Dylan Thomas Reviews
Description:Genre: Classic Literature - Poetry / Author: Dylan Thomas / ISBN: 0140377239 / New Edition / Publication Date: 2009 / ... more
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by - written on 28/11/11 (Very useful, 67 readings)
Although I review lots of books it's rare that I actually buy books at full price. I'm not mean; just on disability benefits and money is tight, so every purchase is carefully considered. I have bought books recommended by people on dooyoo and have never had a bad tip. So when I read the review on this book by CarolineR-D I had to send for it straight away. I left it a few days to review, as I wanted to allow time for her review to be read, it was so good. I bought this for my immediate family, which comprises my daughter, son-in-law and grandson, Jack Dylan. (Dylan is his second name and he was named for Dylan Thomas). I did consider reviewing it after ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/11/11 (Very useful, 143 readings)
A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas is a nostalgic, warm and poignant account of the author's boyhood Christmases in a small Welsh town in the 1920s. It was published in 1955, having originated from a radio broadcast. The book was given to my family as a gift about three years ago and it has become a ritual at our house to read it in the build up to the festive season. The book is the perfect antidote to the commercialised, consumer-driven Christmases we all complain about today. It paints a picture of simpler times. Reading it feels like listening to an elderly relative telling you about their childhood, plucking out moments of clarity from a vast sea of ... Read the complete review
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