A Place of Meadows and Tall Trees, Clare Dudman
Clare Dudman
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Impoverished and oppressed, they&rsquo;d been promised paradise on earth: a land flowing with milk and honey. But what the settlers found after a devastating sea journey was a cold South American desert where nothing could survive except tribes of nomadic Tehuelche Indians, possibly intent on massacring...
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collected stories of alun lewis
Cary Archard
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<p>Alun Lewis (1915-1944) was one of the few great British writers of the Second World War. His early death at the age of twenty-eight robbed Wales of its most promising poet and story writer. Born and brought up near Aberdare in south Wales, the son of a teacher, he read history at Aberystwyth and Manchester. After a period of unemployment...
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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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Clare Morgan
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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 /> Each story in <em>An Affair of the Heart </em>questions the apparently romantic title through its exploration of the enigmatic state of mind known as...
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Big Low Tide
Candy Neubert
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<p><strong>Book of the Month</strong> <strong>(Oct &#39;12)</strong> - <a href="http://www.cypruswell.org/book-of-the-month.php" target="_blank">Cyprus Well</a><br /><br /><em>&quot;Her writing is atmospheric and descriptive...&quot; </em>- <strong...
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Bird, Blood, Snow, Cynan Jones
Cynan Jones
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<p><a href="http://americymru.net/profiles/blogs/peredur-immune-to-mildness-an-inter... target="_blank">Peredur - &#39;Immune to mildness&#39; An Interview With Cynan Jones</a></p><p><em>&quot;...a remarkably interesting interpretation of this legendary hero&#39;s doing indeed&...
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Christopher Meredith
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<p><strong>&lsquo;Six stellar short stories&rsquo; &ndash; <em>Buzz Magazine</em></strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;A glorious book about everything important: love and sex and conflict and mortality. Meredith writes with such acuity, above all with such generosity.&rsquo;&nbsp;...
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Caradoc Evans
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<p>Caradoc Evans is perhaps the most controversial writer Wales has ever produced. His first book, <em>My People</em>, met with outrage from the pulpit and the popular press, was banned in Cardiff, but also earned Evans comparison with Zola, Joyce and Lawrence.<br /><br />In <em>Capel Sion</em> Evans...
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cecil Noreen, patrick corcoran
Patrick Corcoran
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<p><em>&quot;I recommend this book to anyone who would enjoy a realistic romantic novel with plenty of interesting, lively details and prose that flows gracefully, a novel that encapsulates the many aspects of this life, even the hard ones in which many of us have trouble finding the good&quot;</em> - <a href="...
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changes and dreams, glenda beagan
Glenda Beagan
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<p>Reflection and re-evaluation lie at the centre of these thirteen stories. Their characters - mostly women - have reached a point in their lives , sometimes one of crisis, at which they must review what has passed and hazard a guess at what is to come. They are confronted by the dilemma of how to proceed: by boldly cutting free or simply...
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Childhood, Dewi Roberts
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<p>&lsquo;I like very much people telling me about their childhood, but they&rsquo;ll have to be quick or else I&rsquo;ll be telling them about mine&rsquo; said Dylan Thomas, and it is true that childhood &ndash; real and invented &ndash; exerts a particular fascination for writers. Perhaps the world is more vivid to...
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Christmas in Wales, Dewi Roberts
Dewi Roberts
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<p>Celebrate Christmas the Welsh way in the company of some of the country&rsquo;s leading writers, past and present. Christmas mass, the nativity play, turkey and plum pudding, the Mari Lwyd, presents, the weather, the shopping and post-festive blues are among the many subjects drawn from stories, poems, diaries and letters. Wartime...
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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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crystal spirit, roger granelli
Roger Granelli
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<div><em>Crystal Spirit</em> is the story of David Hicks, arrogant and petulant son of a Welsh collier, set to escape the pit through education, but trapped into marriage and a shopkeeping job he hates. Denied his freedom he grows to maturity through the Labour movement and his experiences as a volunteer in the International...
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dannie abse: a sourcebook
Cary Archard
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<p>Dannie Abse, whose career as a poet spans sixty years, has made a huge contribution to the literature and literary life of Wales and to writing in English. This Sourcebook is an essential companion to the poetry, prose, drama and critical writings of a major poet. Cary Archard has edited and written about Abse&rsquo;s work for over...
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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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Griffri, Christopher Meredith
Christopher Meredith
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<p>&rsquo;In the dream I&rsquo;m travelling very fast and without effort high over the ground as if I&rsquo;m a bird flying. There&rsquo;s the trackless mass of trees and strips of mountain ridges and the thread of river like sour milk. The sky is dark blue and red like bruises. I swoop down and then up to miss smashing into...
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<p>The thirteen prize-winners in the 1999 Rhys Davies Short Story Competition offer a variety which couldn&rsquo;t have been constructed by a commissioning editor. Judges Leslie Thomas, Clare Morgan and Herbert Williams have chosen across a wide range of authors, subjects and styles marked by the single common factor of excellent writing...
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My People Caradoc Evans
Caradoc Evans
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>The appearance of My People in 1915 caused a literary sensation. In England critics praised it as a work of art comparable with Zola and new writers such as Joyce. In Evans&rsquo;s native Wales there was outrage at his portrayal of rural west Wales. Instantly Evans became the most reviled man in his...
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shifts, christopher meredith
Christopher Meredith
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<p><em>&quot;the classic statement about the [post-industrial] situation, both social and personal&quot; </em><strong>- Prof. Stephen Knight in </strong><em><strong>One Hundred Years of Fiction</strong></em></p><p><em>&quot;A first novel of consummate skill&...
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Christopher Meredith
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<p>Clint and Dustin are coconuts, 10L have turned into three-toed sloths, Gron is becoming Zero Mostel, the lower sixth is an airliner of people about to fall out of the sky, and you, you&rsquo;ve turned into a three-eyed Martian who speaks a nounless language and has forgotted to pay the child minder. But what&rsquo;s all this got...
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The Book of Idiots, Christopher Meredith
Christopher Meredith
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<p>&quot;...a darkly comic triumph full of uncomfortable truths&quot; <strong>- </strong><em><strong>ShortList Magazine</strong></em><br /><br />&quot;Read it. You will hold in your hands a work of consummate skill.&quot;<em><strong> - Planet</strong></em...
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