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Long-lost Dylan Thomas notebook heads to Wales after auction

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Swansea university bids £85,000 for notebook containing drafts of some of Thomas’s most challenging poems

A lost notebook containing drafts of some of Dylan Thomas’s most challenging poems is to remain in the UK and more importantly, is heading to Wales after Swansea university successfully bid £85,000 for it at auction in London.

The previously unknown notebook emerged earlier this year and was described by one astonished scholar as the most exciting Thomas discovery since the poet’s death in 1953.

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