Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve (Library of Wales)

Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve (Library of Wales)

by Dannie Abse (Author)


Widely acclaimed for its warm humour, lyricism and honesty, as well as its accurate evocation of the thirties, Ash on a Young Man's Sleevehas become a sung-after classic.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 234
Publisher: Parthian
Published: 27 Oct 2017

ISBN 10: 1905762259
ISBN 13: 9781905762255

Media Reviews
'Funny, moving and idiosyncratic.' The New Statesman
Author Bio
Dannie Abse was born in Cardiff in 1923. While still a student his first book of poems was published and his first play performed. Further poetry volumes followed over the decades, culminating in his New & Collected Poems(2003) and Running Late(2006). His first novel, Ash on a Young Man's Sleeveappeared in 1954 and his most recent, the Booker long-listed The Strange Case of Dr Simmonds and Dr Glasin 2002. His three prize-winning plays were collected in The View from Row G (1990) and his autobiography, Goodbye, Twentieth Century, was published in 2001. He is president of the Welsh Academi and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.