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

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

by Dannie Abse (Author)

Synopsis

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.