A Toy Epic, Emyr Humphreys
Emyr Humphreys
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<p><em>A Toy Epic </em>is the story of three boys moving towards the threshold of adult life in the Thirties. From differing backgrounds, their lives cross and touch until they become firm friends. Each of them, Michael, Albie and Iorwerth, take up the story in turn, creating their own particular world and contributing to the...
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Bilbao-New York-Bilbao, Kirmen Uribe
Elizabeth Macklin
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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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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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entertainment, richard john evans
Richard John Evans
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<p>Vitriolic in its disgust, malevolent in its humour, dazzling in its invective, <em>Entertainment</em> pushes you places you&rsquo;d rather not go, where life&rsquo;s more bearable on vodka and whizz, bogs are for shagging other blokes&rsquo; birds and the pub singer&rsquo;s crap and he&rsquo;s your dad....
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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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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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emyr humphreys, ghosts strangers
Emyr Humphreys
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<p><em>Ghosts and Strangers</em> is an exquisite exploration of relationships. Wives and husbands, parents and children, lovers past and present, test and confirm the notion of love, the ingredient in life for which we all look. As the characters dance around each other, in France, Italy and Wales, Emyr Humphreys shows his...
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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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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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Emyr Humphreys
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<p>Six long stories for and about the elderly. Humphreys&rsquo; generation has seen at least one World War, a Cold War, a global economic depression, the end of the great national empires - and communism - and huge technological advances. It is also the generation which saw universal enfranchisement and became actively engaged,...
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outside the house of baal, emyr humphreys
Emyr Humphreys
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<p><br /><br />Spanning the twentieth century, <em>Outside the House of Baal</em> is the story of the conflict between public duty and personal love. In the course of a day J.T. Miles looks back over his life, a &quot;Good Man&quot; confronted by the choices of living. He is forced to contemplate the modern...
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Emyr Humphreys
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<p><strong>Wales Book of the Year Winner, 1999</strong></p><p><em>The Gift of a Daughter</em> is a novel of delusion and self-knowledge, tradition and change, loss and identity in which the pace, plotting, characterisation and dialogue are as faultless as we expect from a writer of Emyr Humphreys&rsquo...
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the shop, emyr humphreys
Emyr Humphreys
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<p>Eddie Lloyd, troubled son of the famous Welsh actor Orlando Lloyd is introduced to ambitious film-maker Bethan Mair Nichols, and immediately finds himself captivated by the intense young woman.&nbsp; It transpires that Bethan&rsquo;s Great Aunt Sulwen has left her a derelict shop in rural Wales.&nbsp; As the novel and their...
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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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Unconditional Surrender
Emyr Humphreys
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<p>In the months between May and August 1945 the world is both winding down and changing forever. The European war over, Britain looks to the future and prepares for a general election. Unknown to all but a few, life is about to be pitched into the atomic age.<br /><br /><em>Unconditional Surrender</em> charts these...
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