Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs. . . ."" Was Dylan Thomas ever anything but an enfant terrible? Despite the ""bills & writs, all howlingly pressing,"" the excess of drink, the exploits in bars and beds, the deliberate wasting of self and talents, the degradation and shabbiness of the American tours. Andrew Sinclair's emphasis falls on the Welsh heritage of the great lyric poet. A striking appreciation which contributes to the legend of the tragic bard, with 100 black-and-white photographs in an 8 x 10 format.