And God Created Burton. Tom Rubython and Robert Hardy
by Tom Rubython
From the Inside Flap A sweeping saga spanning 1898 to 1984 stretching from the mining fields of South Wales to the film sets of Hollywood and from the playhouses of Cardiff to the grand theatres of Broadway - this new and far reaching biography rakes over the coals of the life of Britain's greatest ever actor, Richard Burton. And how one extraordinary man had three fathers...more
Hardcover, 800 pages
Published May 15th 2011 by Myrtle Press
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Massive tome of a book that if dropped on someones head would kill them, despite the size of this bugger I read it in 4 days primarily because it was so well written with no boring bits whatsoever, the author clearly new his subject 'burton'incredibly well and it is facinating from beginning to end. Unlike a lot of biographies the narrator does not just go on and on about the career of the very wonderful Richard Burton but also on his personal life which is essentially what interested me. A faci...more