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return to hendre du, sian james
Sian James
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Return to Hendre Ddu</em> is a tumultuous sequel to Siân James&rsquo; classic novel <a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/small-country"><em>A Small Country</em></a>. Once again Siân James&#39; talent for character and dialogue weaves an...
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Emyr Humphreys
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />Emyr Humphreys is a major figure in twentieth-century writing and <em>The Woman at the Window</em> is an immensely enjoyable and impressive addition to his outstanding list of award-winning novels and short stories.</p><p>From the widow alone in the rectory drawing room to...
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my first colouring book, lloyd jones
Lloyd Jones
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />&#39;a fantastic, uplifting book from the Welsh writer of the year 2007&#39; - Katie Gramich<br /><br />Love, angels, addiction and death; they&rsquo;re all here in <em>My First Colouring Book</em> &ndash; a collection of short stories from the prize-...
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<p>Fire brings death to a ranch in Texas. The only survivor is eight-year-old Ronnie, saved by Francis from the blaze which killed her family. Yet, as the smell of smoke fades, a hint of something equally destructive clouds the air: child abuse. Suspicion falls on Francis, the young outsider adrift in America, escaping the claustrophobia of...
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fighting pretty, louise walsh
Louise Walsh
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br /><strong>For the first time at an Olympic Games, the 10 men&#39;s Boxing events at London 2012 will be joined by three women&#39;s events. </strong><br /><br />Written in honest, original prose, sharp with imagery and a love of&nbsp; place, debut author Louise...
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between two seas, R.D Cook
R.D. Cook
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<p>Jenna wondered how their lives had become so snagged upon each other&#39;s. It would seem incongruous to an outsider that, now thirty-seven and struggling with her&nbsp;own complicated relationships, she could find herself so caught up in the life of Tomas &ndash; a college boy she hardly knew. And yet she could see the...
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everything is sinister, david llewellyn
David Llewellyn
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<p><br />&acute;Violence is the new language, celebrity is the new currency.&acute;</p><p><em>Everything is Sinister</em> is a darkly humorous novel with a biting take on the modern cult of celebrity and its potentially horrific consequences.</p><p>&ldquo;Destined to become a cult book,...
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if you fall i will catch you, eifion jenkins
Eifion Jenkins
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<p><em>If You Fall I Will Catch You</em> is a futuristic fantasy by debut novelist, Eifion Jenkins. Thinking the unthinkable &ndash; knowing the unknowable. Gwidion is a boy on the verge of manhood to whom 9/11 means nothing. But the psychic shock waves of an event that once shook the world are still felt in his village, all...
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last bird singing, allan bush
Allan Bush
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Winner of the Glen Dimplex Award for fiction 2009</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&ldquo;Walking Clifton Street, in any direction, is like going to your own funeral.&rdquo;</strong><br /><br /><em>Last Bird Singing</em> is a blacker than black...
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The Loser
Fatos Kongoli
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<div>An extract from <em>The Loser</em> has been included in the 2010 English PEN/Writers in Translation anthology <em>Making the World Legible. </em>To download the anthlology free of charge, visit the website here: <a href="http://www.englishpen.org/writersintranslation/" style="color: blue; text-...
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sea holly, robert minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<div><strong>Shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize</strong><br /><br />&lsquo;It&rsquo;s language quicksilvering a howl of anguish&hellip;on the strength of this book alone, Minhinnick stakes his claim to be regarded as the finest writer working in any genre in Wales today.&rsquo; <strong>&...
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The Woman who Loved an Octopus and Other Saint's Tales
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<p>From the sensuous sea to flight from the world, <em>The Woman who Loved an Octopus</em> is an inspired collection of twelve themed short stories, based on the lives and legends of thirteen Celtic women saints from the first millennium.</p><p>Retelling their stories in an intimate, contemporary sometimes startling...
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Monica, Saunders Lewis
Saunders Lewis
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<p>Opinion on <em>Monica </em>has been deeply divided since its publication in 1930. Saunders Lewis&rsquo;s first novel was fiercely attacked by Welsh-speaking critics for its portrayal of sexual obsession and manipulation. For the first time the psychology which was such a feature of the work of contemporary authors was...
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in praise of navigation
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<p>From the West Indies to Shanghai, this collection of contemporary short stories opens up a new world of Dutch writing to English language readers. Subjects range from poetry to paranoia, power and desire as the reader is taken on a voyage around the globe, or focussed on a claustrophobic homeland. The variety of style, subject and...
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in praise of navigation
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<p>From the West Indies to Shanghai, this collection of contemporary short stories opens up a new world of Dutch writing to English language readers. Subjects range from poetry to paranoia, power and desire as the reader is taken on a voyage around the globe, or focussed on a claustrophobic homeland. The variety of style, subject and...
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everything must change, graham davies
Grahame Davies
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<p><strong><em>&quot;..simply the best novel I have ever read from our nation..&quot; Mike Jenkins (Welsh Poet and author)</em></strong></p><p><em>Everything Must Change</em> is a thoughtful first novel, exploring the place of passionately held, radical beliefs in the modern world. The...
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pumping up napoleon, maria donovan
Maria Donovan
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<p><em>Pumping Up Napoleon</em> is an assured collection of fifteen short stories with an offbeat take on human relationships, and the relationship of the rather unreliable human body to mind and spirit. &lsquo;Offbeat&rsquo; includes dog massage, cloning your own four-foot son for organ transplants, and a university...
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swansea anthology
James A. Davies
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<p>Swansea and its surroundings have a literary pedigree that spans many centuries, with both native and visiting writers finding inspiration here.<br /><br /><em>A Swansea Anthology</em> features the work of a broad spectrum of writers from the established and revered such as Dylan Thomas, Leslie Norris and Harri...
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mr cassini, lloyd jones
Lloyd Jones
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<p><strong>WINNER OF WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2007</strong><br /><br /><em>Mr Cassini</em> a remarkable follow-up to the award-winning Mr Vogel.<br /><br /><em>Mr Cassini</em>&nbsp; is an amazing journey through the geography of one man&rsquo;s troubled mind as he tries...
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Eleven, david llewellyn
David Llewellyn
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<p>&nbsp;</p><div>&quot;A compulsive read... its hilarious depiction of the grim hypocrisy of modern working life, <em>Eleven</em> is on a par with The Office.&quot; <em><strong>&ndash; The Guardian</strong></em><br /><br />In Cardiff&rsquo;s offices and call...
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Overland, richard collins
Richard Collins
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Welcome to the happy-go-lucky world of 19-year-old Daniel Brownlow as he travels abroad after leaving school. Things &rsquo;just happen&rsquo; to Dan, a Seventies teenager with a blue Mohican and the nickname &rsquo;Madness&rsquo;.</p><p>In <em>Overland</em> &ndash;...
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the awakening, kate roberts
Kate Roberts
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />A new translation of <em>The Awakening</em>, a classic novel by Kate Roberts, the major author of twentieth century Welsh literature.</p><p>The happy family life of Lora Ffennig is shattered when her husband abruptly and unexpectedly leaves her for a colleague. The world...
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the awakening, kate roberts
Translation Sian James
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />A new translation of <em>The Awakening</em>, a classic novel by Kate Roberts, the major author of twentieth century Welsh literature.</p><p>The happy family life of Lora Ffennig is shattered when her husband abruptly and unexpectedly leaves her for a colleague. The world...
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Robert Minhinnick, To Babel and Back
Robert Minhinnick
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />Winner of Wales Book of the Year Award 2006.</p><p><br />&ldquo;On the strength of this book alone, Minhinnick stakes his claim to be regarded as the finest writer working in any genre in Wales today.&rdquo;&nbsp; <strong>Jim Perrin, </strong><strong...
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