Kisses Sweeter Than Wine is a brutally honest and completely absorbing literary memoir from a man who has emerged as one of Wales’s major cultural figures. Boyd Clack is a man of many talents: a writer, actor, singer, musician, enthusiast and with this first book picks apart a challenging upbringing in Tonyrefail, his wanderings to Australia, Amsterdam and London, his experimentation as a young man with drink and drugs and love. This is Boyd’s story, told with an honesty and perception and skill that will absorb anyone interested in what it was to be young and Welsh – and are now older and maybe a little wiser.
Boyd Clack is a Welsh writer, actor, singer and musician. He was born in Vancouver, Canada to Welsh parents but grew up in Tonyrefail in Wales. His acting credits includeTwin Town, High Hopes, Satellite City and the soon to be seen drama series The Fabulous Baker Boys as Gwynfor. He also co-wrote both High Hopes and Satellite City. He has emerged as a figure of great talent and stature within Welsh performing arts. He recently portrayed Howard Winstone Senior in the Winstone biopic Risen and starred as Con in National Theatre Wales inaugural production of A Good Night Out In The Valleys to huge critical acclaim. He is appearing as Old Bill in the next block buster sequel Pirates of the Caribbean 4.