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The Man Who Went into the West

The Man Who Went into the West

R S Thomas is accepted, along with Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin and Seamus Heaney, as one of the great post-war British poets. All his life, he was a minister in the Church of Wales, at a succession of increasingly remote country parishes. This is a hilarious story of this man's life, and that of his household.

About the Author

Byron Rogers

 

BYRON ROGERS is the author of The Last Englishman: The Life of J.L.Carr (‘A miniature masterpiece of social history’ – Simon Jenkins in The Times.); The Bank Manager and the Holy Grail; Travels on the Wilder Side of Wales (‘Completely mad and very charming’ – Jeremy Paxman, Observer Books of the Year) and many others. He lives in Carmarthen and Northamptonshire.

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