Badlands, Robert Minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<p>Industrial smoke turns the noon sky black. Beneath its clouds the poorest people in Europe arrange flowers on a dictator&rsquo;s grave. On Avienda de las Pulgas an Oldsmobile slows down for a better view. Emerging from a lemon grove is the last pedestrian in California. At a nuclear plant the only sound is the sighing of photocopiers...
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Polly Atkin
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<p><em>Basic Nest Architecture</em>, Polly Atkin&rsquo;s first collection of poetry, marks a startling new talent. Known for a couple of prize-winning pamphlets, including her Seren/Mslexia prize-winning <em>Shadow Dispatches</em>, and her Michael Marks nominated <em>Bone Song</em>, and widely...
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Batu-Angas, Anne Cluysenaar
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<p><span>&quot;This book is a fascinating exploration of the life of Alfred Russel Wallace, whose independent discovery of natural selection in 1858 triggered Darwin's publication of <em>The Origin of Species</em>. Wallace made important journeys to the Amazon and Indonesia, and Cluysenaar's delicate and...
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John Briggs
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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 /> <em>Before The Deluge</em> is a fascinating depiction of a now-vanished world, which was swept away by an untimely wave of unsympathetic redevelopment....
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Behind the Canvas, kevin sinnott
Kevin Sinnott
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<p>Kevin Sinnott is one of the most popular artists in Britain: his figures in landscape and images of human relationships are widely sought-after by collectors and museums. This unusual book celebrates his sixtieth birthday &ndash; unusual in that it is written by the artist himself. Part autobiography, part exploration of his art, it...
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Berg, Hilary Menos
Hilary Menos
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<p><strong>Winner of the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2010.</strong><br /><br />In this first collection from Hilary Menos, icebergs floating down the Thames jostle with transvestites in Singapore, aliens wading the Hudson River and the lively crew from the local slaughterhouse. We go shopping with Ingomar...
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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'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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Sheenagh Pugh Beware Falling Tortoises
Sheenagh Pugh
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<p>A falling tortoise is a bizarre way to meet one&rsquo;s end, but it is typical of Sheenagh Pugh&rsquo;s wry humour that it finds a place in her poetry. The more humorous aspects of mortality and human frailty receive the same alert consideration as sombre subjects such as dictatorship, torture, the Dieppe raid and pollution....
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Beyond the Pampas, Imogen Rhia Herrad
Imogen Rhia Herrad
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<p>Much in this book, particularly in the second half, absorbed and fascinated me. By the end I felt like I had discovered the indigenous roots of Patagonia along with Herrad.<em> <strong>&ndash; New Welsh Review</strong><br /><br />Beyond the Pampas</em> is an entrancing and highly unusual account of...
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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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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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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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Birdsong, Dewi Roberts
Dewi Roberts
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<p>From the epic mythologies of the Mabinogion through to the present day, birds have exerted a powerful influence on the literature of Wales. This unique anthology gathers together a remarkable range of poetry and prose, illustrating the varied and multi-layered response of writers across many centuries.<br /><br />Birds are...
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Blind Mans Meal, Bryan Aston
Bryan Aspden
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<p>Bryan Aspden&rsquo;s second collection crosses Western Europe in its search for individuality in the face of an increasingly bureaucratic world. In the wake of Chernobyl, the rise of consumerism and mass media, and in the breaking down of national barriers he looks to the diverse cultures of Wales, France and Spain for an affirmation...
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Blind Spots, Carol Rumens
Carol Rumens
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<p>Certain to be one of the most read and talked-about poetry collections of the year, <em>Blind Spots</em> is a masterclass of inventive, intelligent, original, and relevant modern poetry.<br /><br />A major voice in contemporary verse, Carol Rumens is admired as much for her technical brilliance as for the range,...
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Blodeuwedd, Tony Conran
Tony Conran
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<p>Many of the poems in this collection are written for people whom they celebrate and remember. They include a homage to Sorley Maclean, &rsquo;A Fern from Skye&rsquo;, and the &rsquo;Elegy for the Welsh Dead&rsquo;, perhaps the finest poem about the Falklands War ever written. Blodeuwedd is concerned with both personal loss...
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blue sky july
Nia Wyn
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<p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s the strangest time &ndash; a birth &ndash; for life to start falling apart&rdquo;<br /><br />Set between the summers of 1998 and 2005 in Cardiff, <em>Blue Sky July</em> follows the story of a mother whose child suffers a devastating brain injury. It traces her journey into a...
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Boom!, Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p>The title poem of this new collection of poems by Carolyn Jess-Cooke: &lsquo;Boom!&rsquo; enacts the moment when the new baby arrives in the family &lsquo;like a hand grenade&rsquo;. &lsquo;Becoming a mother changed me in every single way,&rsquo; says the author, &lsquo;my first child &ndash; born in...
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Phil Cope
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<p>The border country between Wales and England is a fertile place in many senses. Settled for millennia, one of the few links we have with early man here are their surviving pagan, pre-Christian wells. Sacred wells have played an important part in the culture and landscape of the region, and continue to do so. Following his books on wells...
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Paul Henry
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<p><strong>Shortlisted&nbsp;for Wales Book of the Year </strong><strong>2016</strong></p><p><strong>​</strong>Paul Henry has gained a reputation as one of of the best poets in the UK. <em>Boy Running</em> is his beautiful sixth collection and the first to follow&nbsp; <a...
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Rhian Edwards
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<p><em>Brood</em> is the new pamphlet from poet Rhian Edwards. Winner of all three categories of Wales Book of the Year in 2013 for her debut poetry collection, <em><a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/clueless-dogs">Clueless Dogs</a>,</em> Bridgend-born and based Edwards is known...
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burning the bracken
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<p>This anthology presents the forty-six poets published by Seren in its first fifteen years. From new poets to a Nobel nominee they represent a wide range of styles and interests from a narrower geographical area, largely Wales and the borders.<br /> <br /> R.S. Thomas rubs shoulders with concrete and performance poet Peter...
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burying the Wren, Deryn Rees Jones
Deryn Rees-Jones
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<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2012 TS ELIOT PRIZE<br /><br />Shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year 2013</strong><br /><br />Poetry Book Society Recommendation Autumn 2012<br /><br />&quot;contains poems that leave me speechless, at the same time so simple and so complicated that my words...
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Barbara Russell
Barbara Dennis
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<div>An early feminist, the first woman to be seriously considered for the post of Poet Laureate, a poet not afraid to tackle the difficult subjects of poverty, prostitution and rape in her work, and a passionate supporter of Italian unity, Elizabeth Barrett Browning was a radical figure. Yet for too many she simply remains &#39;the...
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