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Helen Blackhurst
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<p><strong>&lsquo;Blackhurst&rsquo;s prose is so vivid that the reader can almost taste the dust and feel the unrelenting heat&rsquo; &ndash; Books Ireland</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Set in a small fictional mining town in south-west Australia, Monica Harvey, a twelve-year-old English...
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The World, the Lizard and Me
Gil Courtemanche
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<p><strong>&lsquo;The writing is exquisite, the structure flawless&rsquo; &ndash; Literogo</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>The World, the Lizard and Me</em> is a novel of testament to the plight of children caught up in the civil wars of Central Africa. First published in 2009,...
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Mary-Ann Constantine
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<p><strong>&lsquo;<em>Star-Shot</em> is one of those mysterious novels which slowly takes hold of you, turns you on your head, spins you around and makes you begin to question the world around you.&rsquo; &ndash; Wales Arts Review </strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Part fable, part...
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Anne Lauppe-Dunbar
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<p><strong>Shortlisted for the Cross Sports Book Awards, New Writer of the Year 2016<br />Shortlisted for the Rubery&nbsp;Book Award, Fiction Category 2017</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;Lauppe-Dunbar marshals the facts of history deftly, and devastatingly, into her...
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Alun Lewis
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<p><em>Morlais</em> is Alun Lewis&rsquo;s unpublished novel from the late&nbsp;1930s. The Lawrentian story of a young boy growing up in the poverty stricken industrial valleys of south Wales, it&nbsp;also reflects Lewis&rsquo;s own experiences, particularly his search for self-knowledge and his conviction that he...
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Alun Lewis
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<p><em>Collected Stories</em> reprints the war stories of Alun Lewis in their entirety for the first time. It also collects stories published in student magazines and newspapers such as <em>The Guardian</em>, together with several previously unseen. In bringing together all this material, editor Cary Archard shows...
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Limestone Man, Robert Minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<p>Richard Parry is a painter who cannot paint, a writer who doesn&rsquo;t write.&nbsp;</p><p>His obsession is Lulu, that &lsquo;orphan off the street&rsquo;, his aboriginal&nbsp; &lsquo;green child&rsquo;.</p><p>But on returning from Australia to his hometown he finds it has become...
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Jo Mazelis, Significance
Jo Mazelis
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<p><strong>First edition of <em>Significance</em> still available <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/significance">here</a>.</strong... Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winner.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;Significance is...
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Graham Mort
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<p><strong>Longlisted for the Edge Hill Prize 2016</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>From England to Europe, Africa to South America, these stories from prize-winning short&nbsp;story writer Graham Mort explore relationships: father and child; man and wife; man and his environment.<br /><br /...
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Francesca Rhydderch
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<p><strong>&lsquo;All of these short stories crackle with creative skill.&rsquo; &ndash; The Short Story</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The best of contemporary Welsh short-story writing, New Welsh Short Stories offers a wide-ranging view of a country from new and established writers including...
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Advantages of the Older Man, Gwyneth Lewis
Gwyneth Lewis
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<p>A light-hearted novella exploring the strange case of a Swansea woman who is apparently possessed by the spirit of Dylan Thomas. Naturally all is not as it seems. The woman, who works in the Dylan Thomas Centre, meets a rather different Dylan from the one she knows by repute, one who doesn&rsquo;t really fit in with the ghosts of...
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Bilbao-New York-Bilbao, Kirmen Uribe
Kirmen Uribe
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<p>Translated by Elizabeth Macklin.<br /><br />The day he knew he was going to die, Liborio Uribe took his young daughter in law to the Museum of Fine Arts to show her a picture. Liborio had spent his entire life at sea, like his son José, living out unforgettable adventures which would later fade into obscurity. Years after,...
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Tiffany Murray
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<p><strong>&lsquo;<em>Sugar Hall</em> glints and glimmers&rsquo; &ndash; David Mitchell, author of New York Times bestseller <em>The Bone Clocks </em>and <em>Cloud Atlas</em></strong></p><p>Easter 1955 and Britain waits for a hanging.<br />Dieter Sugar finds a...
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Significance
Jo Mazelis
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<p><strong>2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winner.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;Significance is written with admirable storytelling skill that weaves captivating narrative tension, poetic density and exploration of ideas.&rsquo; Valerie Sirr, Wales Arts Review<br /...
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Love and Fallout, Kathryn Simmonds
Kathryn Simmonds
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;A blast from the past&hellip;beautifully told&rsquo; &ndash; Maureen Lipman<br /><br />&lsquo;This is a five star read &ndash; one to take to bed at night and enjoy until the small hours&hellip; Kathryn Simmonds&rsquo...
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Six Pounds Eight Ounces, Rhian Elizabeth
Rhian Elizabeth
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<p>&nbsp;Hannah King is a liar, so everyone says. That means her stories of growing up in the Rhondda, as told in <em>Six Pounds Eight Ounces</em>, must be treated with caution. Debut novelist Rhian Elizabeth opens Hannah&rsquo;s notebook up on her own little world of crazy friends and crazy family, and a crazy school...
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Karen Fielding
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<p><strong>Gold Medal Winner: Best Regional Fiction, Independent Publisher Award 2015</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The lives of congenial American fly-fisherman Billy and his younger sister Alice meander alongside the Susquehanna River in this offbeat coming-of-age novel of death, madness, and fishing...
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<p>In New Stories from the Mabinogion ten great authors have taken the Celtic myth cycle as a starting point to give us masterly re-workings with a modern twist in a series both various and wonderful. We have reached the orbit of Mars, the Tower of London and the edges of India, travelled in time to WW2 and forward to the near future, seen...
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Fountainville, Tishani Doshi
Tishani Doshi
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<p>Fountainville is a strange, lonely town on the edge of everywhere, with its own healing secrets, as revealed by Luna, assistant to Begum, the Lady of the Fountain, in this retelling of celtic Mabinogion myth by poet and novelist Tishani Doshi. Under their care the town flourishes, but when the mysterious Mr Knight arrives at their house...
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The Tip of My Tongue, Trezza Azzopardi
Trezza Azzopardi
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<p>Enid wants a dog and wants to be a spy, but listening in on adult conversations doesn&rsquo;t seem to bring her any nearer to understanding their troubled world. For all that,when times get tough and she has to stay with the Erbins, particularly her rich and spoilt cousin Geraint, she has plenty of verbal ammunition to help her fight...
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Ibrahim and Reenie, David Llewellyn
David Llewellyn
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<p>Ibrahim is walking from Cardiff to London. He has his reasons and he&rsquo;s not doing it for charity. What he hasn&rsquo;t counted on is bumping into seventy-five-year-old cockney Reenie doing the same thing, before he&rsquo;s even reached Newport.</p><p>With her life&rsquo;s luggage in a shopping trolley,...
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Yanick Lahens
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<p>Port au Prince, Haiti. The police roam the streets and no-one is safe. Fignolé, musician, political radical is missing. His sisters Joyeuse and Angelique search for their young brother amid the colourful bustle, urban deprivation and political tension of the city. Eventually they will find him, but in the process they will also have found...
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Francesca Rhydderch
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<p><strong>Winner of Wales Book of the Year, English Language Fiction 2014</strong><br />Francesca Rydderch has been shortlisted for the BBC Short Story Award 2014<br /><br />This is a story of war told from the edges. Four interweaving accounts relate the intimate havoc wrought by military conflict on...
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All the Souls, Mary-Ann Constantine
Mary-Ann Constantine
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<p>Two doctors and a folklorist meet in northern Brittany in 1898, determined to prove that leprosy still exists. But their ardour for collecting evidence draws them into a dark, watchful landscape where superstition is rife. Many of the stories in <em>All the Souls </em>hover round themes of &lsquo;collecting&rsquo; and...
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