• 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
Great Master of Ecstasy, Glenda Beagan
Glenda Beagan
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br /><em>The Great Master of Ecstasy</em> is Glenda Beagan&#39;s poignant collection of interlinked short stories. In her clear and thoughtful prose Glenda explores memory, inspiration and mental health, peering over the edge of the natural world with sometimes chilling results.&...
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Wintereisse, Pip Woolf, Robert Lloyd
Pip Woolf
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<p>Words, paintings, music, &rsquo;Winterreise&rsquo; records the responses of an artist, an opera singer and a pianist to Franz Schubert&rsquo;s &rsquo;Die Winterreise&rsquo;, the song cycle based on the poems of Wilhelm Muller which he wrote just before his death almost two hundred years ago.<br /><br />...
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A Dissident Voice, mike jenkins
Mike Jenkins
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<p>In his fourth collection of poems Mike Jenkins addresses issues of the greatest concern to us in the nineties. His subjects include South Africa, Chile, the Falklands War, Northern Ireland, economic dereliction, the environment and sexual oppression. The &rsquo;dissident voice&rsquo; of the title belongs to anti-nuclear campaigner...
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treekeepers tale, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
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<p>Well known for the fierce confessional imagery of her first three books, <em>The Treekeeper&#39;s Tale </em>points towards another facet of the poet&#39;s gift, an intense feeling for the natural world, allied with a personal response to historical incidents and to other lands. The title section of this four-part...
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the huntress, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
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<p>Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.</p><p>An outstanding volume from Pascale Petit, follow-up to the best-selling <em>The Zoo Father</em>.</p><p>Pascale Petit&rsquo;s last collection, <em>The Zoo Father</em>, was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes, and was a Poetry Book...
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zoo father, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
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<p><br /><br /><br />Shortlisted for the 2001 T.S. Eliot Prize, this unique collection centres on a daughter&rsquo;s fraught relationship with her dying father, a man whose legacy to her was violence and abandonment.</p><p>Rich in the imagery of the Amazonian jungle (fire ants, shaman masks, hummingbirds,...
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Poetry Wales 45.3
Editor Zoe Skoulding
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<p>The latest Poetry Wales, 45.3 (Winter 2009-10) is out now!<br /><br />In this issue we bring you the second part of Nerys Williams' investigations into the long poem, in which she looks at Robert Minhinnick, John James and Gwyneth Lewis. Carol Watts describes her poetic experiments with mathematics, harmonics and...
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2001 a year in wales, patrick hannan
Patrick Hannan
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<p>The sound of laughter is rarely far away as Patrick Hannan watches the events of 2001 unfold and describes them in this chronicle of a year in Wales. The result is a revealing picture of the kind of country Wales now is, its obsessions, its ambitions, its divisions, and the nature of the people who run it or want to run it. The fury over...
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clwyd anthology,Dewi Roberts
Dewi Roberts
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<p>From the Airbus at Broughton to the castle at Rhuddlan; from the resorts of the coast to the International Eisteddfod at Llangollen; from the farms of the Vales to the mountains of Hiraethog; from the English of Wrexham to the Welsh of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, the county of Clwyd - the soon to disappear Clwyd - encompasses hugely...
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Newportrait, John Briggs
John Briggs
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<p>Newport seems to be undergoing perpetual regeneration, architecturally, economically, in sport, religion, the arts and in its population. <em>Newportrait</em> is a collection of remarkable photographs which captures both the changing face of the city, and what endures. It is Newport past, Newport disappeared, new Newport and...
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Real llanelli
Jon Gower
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<p>Llanelli stands on several borders in Wales. Industrial town, or still belonging to its rural Carmarthenshire hinterland? Welsh or Englishspeaking? Plaid or Labour? Shaped by its workers or by the small number of families who employed them? It all makes Llanelli that much more interesting than a town of its size has any right to be.<br...
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Real Cardiff Three Peter Finch
Peter Finch
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<p>Since Peter Finch began his capital trilogy in 2002, Cardiff has changed enormously. In <em>Real Cardiff Three</em> Finch checks out the new, from Torchwood to St David&rsquo;s 2, while continuing his authorial dig, revealing the places and people who make the city what it is.</p><p>En route he looks across...
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russell celyn jones
Russell Celyn Jones
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<p>Pwyll, a young Welsh ruler in a post-oil world, finds his inherited status and military obligations hard to take. Not only this but he&rsquo;s never quite sure how he&rsquo;s drawn into murdering his future wife&rsquo;s fiancé, losing his only son and switching beds with the king of the underworld&hellip; In this bizarrely...
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white ravens, owen sheers
Owen Sheers
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<p><em>&quot;a gripping contemporary story&hellip; brilliantly absorbs the magical elements of the original&rdquo; </em><strong>The Guardian</strong></p><p><em>&ldquo;Sheers makes his 20th-century setting sing but holds on to the otherworldliness of his source material&hellip; A...
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foreign bodies, candy neubert
Candy Neubert
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />&lsquo;Deep down she had always known that the world was like this. It was incredible to think of all those people in their offices in London still living their grey lives, while here in the Philippines&hellip; this. Life bursting out everywhere.&rsquo;</p><p>Fresh from...
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Leslie Norris, Collected Stories
Leslie Norris
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<p>Leslie Norris&rsquo; stories are among the hidden treasures of modern short story writing. His fiction is one of epiphany and celebration. It charts the personal discoveries, small and large, which shape the growth of character and the intimate relationships between people, and also explores how nature impinges on humanity. Indeed, in...
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A.J. Hyne
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<p>A private in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, David Jones did not have the status of &rsquo;official war artist&rsquo;, which makes his drawings of army life all the more fascinating. Here are the eighty-one surviving drawings from Jones&rsquo; notebooks, recording life in the training camps of Salisbury Plain, in the front line on...
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The Gwilliam Seasons, David Parry Jones
David Parry-Jones
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<p>In the late forties and early fifties the Welsh rugby team was virtually unbeatable - indeed the 1953 side was the last to beat New Zealand. The teams then included some of the all-time greats: Cliff Morgan, Bleddyn Williams, Lewis Jones, Ken Jones. If the backs were outstanding, they were aided by a pack of rigour and technique which...
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Cross-Talk, Siobhan Campbell
Siobhan Campbell
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<p>Acerbic, cool, controlled, Siobhán Campbell gives us poetry with attitude. Many of the stories here start in Ireland and although the cadences are sweetly lyrical, the narratives are otherwise. Politics here is intrinsic to the tales of the sly, the warped, the landlady &ldquo;Mean as Ireland in the 50&rsquo;s&rdquo;. Nature...
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Precious Asses, James Methven
James Methven
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<p>James Methven's brilliant twenty-first century variations on Catullus won the inaugural <i>Poetry Wales</i> Purple Moose Poetry Prize in 2009. 'After' Catullus they may be, but there is nothing passive in these concentrated, ingenious and ferociously funny versions. Marked by variegated obscenity and sudden...
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Berg, Hilary Menos
Hilary Menos
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<p><strong>Winner of the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2010.</strong><br /><br />In this first collection from Hilary Menos, icebergs floating down the Thames jostle with transvestites in Singapore, aliens wading the Hudson River and the lively crew from the local slaughterhouse. We go shopping with Ingomar...
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Ken Elias: Thin Partitions
Ceri Thomas
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<p>Ken Elias is one of the leading artists living and working in South Wales. Over the last forty years, he has produced an impressive body of acrylic paintings on canvas and paper, as well as photomontage and mixed media works. Born in Glynneath towards the end of the Second World War, he represents a new generation of artists, of working-...
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sheenagh pugh later selected poems
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<p>A poet renowned for the clarity of her style, the originality of her subject matter, and for her erudite and spiky online presence, Sheenagh Pugh is a poet at the height of her career. This book is a companion to her popular earlier <em>Selected Poems</em>, originally published in 1990 and now a GCSE set text.&nbsp;</p...
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Hoofpicks: photographs of the horse in Wales
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>The horse has been central to Welsh history and retains a place of great significance and importance in Welsh society even in the age of car travel and growing urbanisation.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Photographer Bruce Cardwell set himself the task of recording the many ways in which...
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