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Graham Mort
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<p>Like a painter, Graham Mort builds through a steady accumulation of precise and beautifully-observed details. The pictures that emerge are often surprising, even shocking in their effects. Mort is adept at imbuing a landscape with the moods and memories of its inhabitants. Touching, thoughtful and articulate, <em>A Night on the Lash...
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Glyn Jones
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<p><br /><br /><em>Hen benillion</em> (literally &rsquo;old verses&rsquo;) are a unique form of folk poetry in Britain. Dating from the sixteenth century and earlier these short verses, or chains of verses, were composed to be spoken or sung to a harp accompaniment. They have been performed at social...
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Graham Mort
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<p><strong>&lsquo;A book of great energy&rsquo; &ndash; Katherine Stansfield</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;Mort, with his startling exactitude and shrewd observation, leaves us &ldquo;spellbound in stanzas&rdquo;. Highly recommended.&rsquo; &ndash; WriteOutLoud</strong><...
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Cusp
Graham Mort
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<h2><br />&nbsp;</h2><p><em>Graham Mort specialises in revealing all that is &ldquo;underfoot and unsaid&rdquo; (&ldquo;Dowser&rdquo;) in Cusp (Seren, &pound;8.99). It is a far-ranging collection &ndash; mentally and physically. &ldquo;Electricity&rdquo; is an epic hymn to the life-...
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Jonathan Edwards
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<p><em>Gen</em> is a book of lions and rock stars, street parties and servants, postmen and voices. In the opening sequence&rsquo;s exploration of youth and young manhood, the author sets his own Valleys upbringing against the &rsquo;50s youth of his parents and the experience of a range of pop culture icons, including...
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John Powell Ward
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<p>In <em>Genesis</em> John Powell Ward develops the distinctive style that made 1993&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.seren-books.com/public/products.cfm?&amp;subItemId=1747">A Certain Marvellous Thing</a> the recipient of rapturous reviews. A highly wrought and polished technique that places emphasis on...
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Bryony Littlefair
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<p>Poems need head, heart, and soul but this particular <em>Mslexia</em> Poetry Prize-winning pamphlet has an extra ingredient &ndash;&nbsp;a feminist kick.&nbsp;Bryony Littlefair is acutely aware of women&rsquo;s lives and gives us mothers, daughters, grandmothers, friends and&nbsp;colleagues whose adventures...
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glyn jones selected poems
Glyn Jones
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<p>This <em>Selected Poems</em> celebrates more than fifty years of poetry by one of Wales&rsquo; most versatile writers. Chosen by the author himself, it shows how Glyn Jones&rsquo; poetry progressed over the years.</p> <p>Form and style may have changed but constant throughout the book are Jones&rsquo;...
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God Loves You, Kathryn Maris
Kathryn Maris
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<p><br />&#39;There&#39;s a delicious sense of both open-mindedness and devilry in Maris&#39;s work. Her company is quirky, stimulating and sparklingly intelligent. You could say she&#39;s like Sylvia Plath with added chutzpah. But, really, Kathryn Maris is like no-one but herself.&#39; <strong>&ndash;...
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Kate Johnson
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<p><em>Gods</em> is a first collection of spare, resonant poems by a new young poet. Their language is precise, their images delicate and inventive. Many of the poems explore the richness and ambiguity of a woman&rsquo;s life, others portray rural Wales in a vivid and refreshingly direct manner.</p>
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Hilary Llewellyn-Williams
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<p>In her fourth collection of poetry, Hilary Llewellyn-Williams revisits many of her favorite themes and subjects. These lyric poems explore the natural world, the environment, and the condition of women. Llewellyn-Williams also addresses a shadowy semi-pagan interface between nature and spirituality, in which the natural world is not just...
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Christine Evans
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<p>This collection from Christine Evans follows well-received &rsquo;Selected Poems&rsquo;.&nbsp; Hers is a sensitive and persuasive voice, highly attuned to the vagries of the seasons, to the landscapes and inhabitants of the beautiful Llyn Peninsula in North Wales where the author has made her home.<br /><br />As...
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Grahame Davies, Lightening Beneath the Sea
Grahame Davies
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<p><em>&quot;He is a thoughtful, meditative, serious poet and well worth reading.&quot;</em><strong><em> </em>- Sheenagh Pugh</strong></p><p><em>Lightning Beneath the Sea </em>is the first collection of poems in English by Grahame Davies, featuring the work that he has honed...
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Gwyn Parry
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<p>A retrospective through poems and photographs of the town of Mynydd Parys, near Amlwch on Anglesey, formerly one of the largest copper mines in the world.</p>
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Grahame Davies
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<div>Peter Finch and Grahame Davies are ideally placed to select the writers and writing which reflect the modern Cardiff. Here are revealing and entertaining contributions from some of the finest writers in Britain, all of whom have something personal, original and incisive to say about the city &ndash; including Niall Griffiths, Dannie...
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Graham Clifford The Hitting Game
Graham Clifford
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<p><em>The Hitting Game&nbsp;</em>is the first collection of poems by the London-based poet Graham Clifford. The vibrancy of the poet&rsquo;s voice and the immediacy of his claims&nbsp; upon our attention are clear.<br /><br />Characters first appear as &lsquo;you&rsquo; in &lsquo;Obvious...
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The Hurricane
Gwyn Parry
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<p>The Hurricane is a celebration of the landscape and seascape of north Wales, in particular Anglesey. The energetic poems explore the natural world and man&rsquo;s response to it. A shipwreck and the hurricane of the title find nature triumphant, while other poems record man&rsquo;s misuse of his world.</p>
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visibility, graham mort
Graham Mort
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<p>This new collection from Graham Mort selects work from five previous collections and adds a substantial section of new poems. From early lyrics focused in the natural world, he quickly developed his own distinctive narrative style, encompassing a sharp eye for detail, an acute grasp of character, and a wonderful ability to evoke...
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Graham Clifford
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<p>The winner of the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Prize for 2010 is <em>Welcome Back to the Country</em> by Graham Clifford.</p> <p>Judges <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/author/zo%C3%AB-skoulding">Zo&euml; Skoulding</a> and <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/author/patrick-mcguinness...
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