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Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Paul Harris - Goodreads

With a title nodding at James Joyce, Thomas' first prose collection (after several volumes of poetry) was published in 1940. Also autobiographical, these ten somewhat bittersweet stories cover ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

Dylan Thomas wrote stories exactly the way I would like to write: witty, playful, wonderfully and unusually descriptive, and poetic as heck. Chiefly known as a poet, it makes sense that he spends way ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Tpouliot - Goodreads

Thomas is better known as a poet (ex. "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night") but here he uses prose, or, more accurately, prose-poetry. Thomas parodies the title and the structure, but not the ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

Thomas is better known as a poet (ex. "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night") but here he uses prose, or, more accurately, prose-poetry. Thomas parodies the title and the structure, but not the ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Janice - Goodreads

Dated. Overblown prose that's hard to stick with. Cider with Rosie gives a much better picture of youth in times gone by. Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Emily Yelencich - Goodreads

I especially liked: The Fight and One Warm Saturday. I haven't read any Dylan Thomas before, but I really enjoyed the atmospheric feeling of his prose. I think the predominant themes of isolation ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I'd like to read this again. I love his way with words. Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Fritz - Goodreads

Not yet, have I ventured into the mysterious world of poetry seriously. I've read some John Donne and read some to and fro. But this 'autobiography' of one of the English language's most important ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Ape - Goodreads

This was such a good read. He has such a way of describing people and situations. It's really worth reading - actually made me laugh out loud which doesn't happen a lot with books =) It's a collection ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

User Review  - Stuart Estell - Goodreads

Mostly amusing, occasionally heartbreaking (especially the final story, "One Warm Saturday"), and an interesting complement to the poetry and drama. Read full review


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