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April 02, 2005

The Kama Sutra of Reading

Ulysses_4Dylan Thomas reads "And Death Shall Have No Dominion". (Wav file, 1.9 megabytes. From “American Digest”)

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Thanks for that link to Dylan Thomas reading And Death Shall Have No Dominion. I've read quite a bit of Thomas, but I've never heard his voice on recording. What a treat! Thanks

Posted by: tom at Apr 2, 2005 1:38:17 PM