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

By Julian Vignoles

ISBN-10: 1843516330

ISBN-13: 9781843516330

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

David Thompson was once 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 coach the daughters of the Kirkwood kinfolk. He fell in love with the daughter Phoebe Kirkwood and back to London in 1939, changing into a radio manufacturer with the BBC.

David Thomson was once  uniquely gifted. His lifestyles was once ruled by means of his love of ladies and locale, together with eire, Scotland, London. With over fifty unseen images, 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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