• Waterfalls of Stars recounts the author’s ten years spent as a warden on isolated Skomer, caring for the Island’s important bird and seal populations, dealing with periods of isolation and hardship. This is an inspiring and entertaining book, the perfect read for anyone in need of an escape.

    Escape to Skomer island with Rosanne Alexander
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<p><em>Redesigning Democracy</em> weaves together two important political stories. The first charts the long and often divisive campaign for a Welsh Assembly. The second tells the previously untold story of the devolution battle inside the Labour Party, from the ignominy of the 1979 referendum to the forced resignation of Alun...
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Gwyn Parry
Poetry
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<p>A retrospective through poems and photographs of the town of Mynydd Parys, near Amlwch on Anglesey, formerly one of the largest copper mines in the world.</p>
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Tony Curtis
Non Fiction
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<p><em>How Poets Work</em> is a fascinating review of the creative process which will interest all those who study, write or want to write poetry. Nine poets from the UK and America describe how their poetry comes into being. From ideas, single words, lines which are suddenly given, poems develop in both the personal situation of...
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Edith Pargeter: Ellis Peters
Margaret Lewis
Non Fiction
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<p>Ellis Peters is famous throughout the world as the author of the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, featuring her monastic medieval sleuth. Televised, adapted for radio, transformed in to talking books, the Cadfael novels have played a major role in turning crime writing into a literary genre. But there is more to Peters than her twenty...
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<p><br />Most of the stories are set in Gwyn Thomas&rsquo;s native South Wales Valleys during the Depression of the 1920s and 30s. The conditions then - massive unemployment, poverty, emigration, loss of self-esteem - are the basis of Thomas&rsquo;s art. The result is not a grey or embittered writing; a highly developed sense...
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Karen Ingham
Non Fiction
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<p>Margam Park was the ancestral home of the Fox Talbots, of whom Henry was a pioneering photographer. Some of the earliest photographic images were made there. Steel made Margam Park, whose gothic mansion looks down on the town of Margam and the works formerly owned by the Fox Talbots. Today, it is Margam Country Park, owned by the local...
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Ysanne Holt
Non Fiction
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<p>Philip Wilson Steer (1860-1942) spent his childhood and youth at Whitchurch near Ross-on-Wye, just three miles from the English-Welsh border, and studied at the Gloucester College of Art. He was at the centre of much controversy in the British art world at the end of the nineteenth century and was a prime mover in the adoption of French...
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John Briggs
Non Fiction
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<p><span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK; PLEASE DO NOT ORDER AS WE ARE CURRENTLY UNABLE TO SUPPLY.</span><br /> <br /> <em>Before The Deluge</em> is a fascinating depiction of a now-vanished world, which was swept away by an untimely wave of unsympathetic redevelopment....
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Swansea Girl, Barbara Hardy
Barbara Hardy
Non Fiction
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<p><em>Swansea Girl </em>is a recollection of childhood and adolescence in the &rsquo;20s, &rsquo;30s and &rsquo;40s, told with an attractive candour and made vivid by the author&rsquo;s remarkable eye for detail.<br /><br />Barbara Hardy&rsquo;s maternal grandfather came from Devon to work in the...
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After the First Death, Tony Curtis
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<p>This anthology contains writing by many of the greatest authors of Wales. From Wilfred Owen and David Jones, Dylan Thomas and Dannie Abse to Christopher Meredith and Gillian Clarke, it spans a century which saw both the barbarism of mechanised warfare and the development of mass communication, mass literacy and a flourishing of creative...
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Peter Finch
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<p>In the seven years since Peter Finch wrote <em>Real Cardiff </em>the city has changed enormously, especially in the centre and Cardiff Bay, where the latest phases of development are coming to fruition. Post-industrial Cardiff is one of the themes of the final volume in the <em>Real Cardiff</em> trilogy as Finch...
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<p>Drawing on new research and interviews with people who knew Dylan Thomas during his stay in Cardiganshire, David Thomas has uncovered exciting new material which will surprise Dylan fans and scholars alike. The Majoda shooting, the setting of Under Milk Wood, Thomas&rsquo;s literary connections, the claims that he spied for British...
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David Parry-Jones
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<p>Gwyn Nicholls (1874-1939) is the starting - and perhaps the end - point of any debate about great rugby centres. Playing at a time when rugby developed into the game known today, Nicholls was universally recognised as the outstanding back of his time and a great thinker about the game, both technically and tactically. At once, he was the...
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The Dawes Decades, John Dawes
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<p>Across the world the Welsh team of the late sixties and early seventies is fondly remembered for its mix of steely ball-winning and flamboyant try-scoring. The architect of their success was one of the game&rsquo;s outstanding thinkers: centre John Dawes.<br /><br />Working with Dawes, David Parry-Jones has produced an...
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zen cymru, peter finch
Peter Finch
Poetry
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<p>&quot;Peter Finch is probably the greatest living performer in poetry that we&#39;ve got&quot;. Chris McCabe.</p><p><em>Zen Cymru</em> is the new collection of poems by that master of modern angst, Peter Finch. Not one for quiet meditations, this voice is: loud, bewildered, satirical, furious, sad,...
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