Goodbye Twentieth Century by Dannie Abse
(Library of Wales)

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Widely regarded as one of the most readable, humorous and poignant autobiographies available today. Goodbye, Twentieth Century incorporates his acclaimed first volume of autobiography, A Poet in the Family, and in this new edition from the Library of Wales brings his life up to the present day and the outset of a new century.

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Dannie Abse is a poet, a playwright, and a novelist as well as the president of the Welsh Academi and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He is the author of Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve, New & Collected Poems, Running Late, The Strange Case of Dr Simmonds and Dr Glas, and The View from Row G.
Published February 8, 2012 by Parthian Books. 450 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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He's not much known in this country, but across the Atlantic, Dannie Abse is a recognized and highly regarded poet, a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and honored by Queen Elizabeth with the prestigious CBE. This decoration, just below knight in rank, is often an indication that a knight...

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