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The highly acclaimed memoir of growing up with Dylan Thomas
Aeronwy Thomas is the only daughter of Dylan Thomas and Caitlan. She was a poet as well as a worldwide ambassador for her father's work, and president of the Dylan Thomas Society. She frequently travelled and lectured on her parents and her own poetry. She died in July 2009.
Funny and elegiac, this is a moving tribute to a beloved parent and a lost world. * Good Book Guide * One of the best insights we have into Dylan Thomas. * Contemporary Review * (A) vital record...enthralling...charming...funny. * The Washington Times * Portrays a chaotic childhood with unsentimental grace...touching. * New York Times * Highly evocative, moving and melancholy * The Sunday Times * Picaresque, chaotic and moving * Big Issue * A captivating portrait of life in the often happy, often chaotic Thomas household. * South Wales Evening Post * A fantastic memoir ... both touching and humourous * Image magazine, Book of the Month * A moving memoir ... beautifully drawn. -- Christopher Hart * The Sunday Times: * It [the Boathouse] looks a magical place for a child to explore - and so it proves in Aeronwy's clear-eyed, Laurie Lee-like memories of mudflats and sandbanks, picnics, swimming and going cockling ... this enchanted but unsentimental book ... of her wonderfully vivid childhood - is profoundly moving. -- Peter Lewis * Daily Mail * An enchanting book on every level, Aeronwy Thomas is not just her father's daughter but a skilled author in her own right * Jennifer Worth, author of Call the Midwife *