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Prince Charles to be part of marathon Dylan Thomas reading
Prince Charles to be part of marathon Dylan Thomas reading

Well, his is the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles will participate in a marathon reading of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' work in October to celebrate the centenary of his birth, the BBC reports. During his life and some time after his death in 1953, Thomas' reputation was colored by his bad behavior and heavy drinking. Yet as those criticisms faded, he has become a celebrated and beloved poet. There have been many events celebrating 2014 as Thomas' centenary, but the October celebration in Swansea, his birthplace, will be the biggest. The marathon reading will take place for 36 nonstop hours leading up to Thomas' 100th birthday, Oct. 27, ending at 11 p.m., the time...

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