A Delicate Wildness: The Life and Loves of David Thomson, by Julian Vignoles PDF

By Julian Vignoles

"A tender Wildness: The existence and Loves of David Thomson' is a needs to read." -Michael McDowell SC, Irish Independent.

David Thompson used to be a Scottish author, folklorist and radio manufacturer, who turned an honorary Irishman. His existence took a defining flip whilst he got here to County Roscommon within the 1930's to educate the daughters of the Kirkwood kinfolk. He fell in love with the daughter Phoebe Kirkwood and lower back to London in 1939, changing into a radio manufacturer with the BBC.

David Thomson was once  uniquely proficient. His lifestyles was once ruled via his love of ladies and locale, together with eire, Scotland, London. With over fifty unseen photos, this biography speaks to what Seamus Heaney known as Thomson's 'delicate wildness' and to the contradictions and passions of a unique man.

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