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The man who shared a bed with D.H. Lawrence and Dylan Thomas (though not together)

Meic Stephens's wonderful biography on Rhys Davies may change the way the English regard Welsh writers

9 November 2013

9:00 AM

9 November 2013

9:00 AM

Rhys Davies: A Writer’s Life Meic Stephens

Parthian Books, pp.364, £20

Rhys Davies was a Welsh writer in English who lived most of his life in London, that Tir na nÓg in the east, the place of eternal youth and beauty to which in the mid-20th century many Welsh writers in English, adulterers and homosexuals ran. There were few chapels in London, but many bedsits.

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