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<p>In collecting these essays Roland Mathias uses for his subjects the symbol of a wood, virtually unexplored, and until recently considered to be on the edge of a map of English literature. Mathias, as he puts it, is in &acute;possession of a different map, one on which the wood appears much closer to the centre&acute;, and &...
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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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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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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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Clueless Dog, Rhian Edwards
Rhian Edwards
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<p><strong>Winner of Wales Book of the Year 2013,<br />Winner of the Roland Mathias Prize for Poetry 2013<br />Winner of Wales Book of the Year People&#39;s Choice 2013<br />Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2012.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>...
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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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Roger Granelli, dark edge
Roger Granelli
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<p>In the 1984 Miners&rsquo; Strike two brothers find themselves in the no man&rsquo;s land between police line and picket line. A union official, Edwin Bowles is deeply involved in organising striking miners and defending his community. His younger brother Elliott is an ambitious policeman who sees promotion in the strike. The two...
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Drawing Down the Moon, Robert Minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<p><em>Drawing Down the Moon</em> is an anthology of work from Welsh writers in 1996. Inevitably the reader will identify glaring omissions and infuriating choices here. Where are the young writers? Is there enough political writing? Has the urban muse been given its due? Such is the deliciously contentious nature of the annual...
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Russell Stephens
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<p>Writer, producer, director, star of stage and screen, Emlyn Williams was a major talent in British theatre. He was also a man divided; the grammar school boy who went up to Oxford; the labourer&rsquo;s son with gilt-edged bonds; the Welsh speaker at ease in the metropolis; devoted husband yet lover of men. This book examines the...
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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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frial flesh, rob watson
Rob Watson
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<p>Some do it for the money. Some do if for the fun - they&rsquo;re the ones you really don&rsquo;t want to meet. The all powerful state. The individual out of control. Love is at the mercy of strangers. A kidnapping, an arms policy. No relationship is untangled, no loyalty is without conflict, no act beyond imagining. Visceral, taut...
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green agenda
Robert Minhinnick
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<p>In the 1970s, it was ignorance, in the 1980s, enthusiasm, and from the 1990s environmental issues were greeted with a peculiar fatalism.<em> Green Agenda</em>, the first popular volume of its type to be published in Wales, confronts head on our ideas of what constitutes &rsquo;the environment&rsquo; and how we perceive...
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hey fatman, robert minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<p><em>Hey Fatman</em> by Robert Minhinnick is full of the rich, sometimes strange, always telling, detail that we have come to expect from one of Britain&rsquo;s most compelling poets. The book opens with poems set in and around his home country of south Wales, and includes a sequence based on the history of an ancestral...
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In a Different Light, Robert Minhinnick, Rob Schouten
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<p><em>In a Different Light </em>is a groundbreaking collection of work by fourteen poets writing in Dutch, many of whom have made continental reputations, yet await discovery by the English-speaking world. And there are fascinating and rewarding discoveries to be made. The tone is often conversational, and imbued with wry humour...
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Island of Lightening, Robert Minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<p><em>Island of Lightning</em> is the latest book of travel essays by the prizewinning Robert Minhinnick, poet, novelist, translator, cultural commentator and environmentalist. In it he travels from his home in south Wales to Argentina, China, Finland, Iraq, Tuscany and Piemonte, Malta, New York, Zagreb, Lithuania and the...
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Limestone Man, Robert Minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<p>Richard Parry is a painter who cannot paint, a writer who doesn&rsquo;t write.&nbsp;</p><p>His obsession is Lulu, that &lsquo;orphan off the street&rsquo;, his aboriginal&nbsp; &lsquo;green child&rsquo;.</p><p>But on returning from Australia to his hometown he finds it has become...
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little armoured
Rebecca Perry
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<p><strong>Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice </strong></p> <p><em>&quot;Remarkable.&quot;</em> <strong>- Poetry Wales</strong></p> <p>In 2011, Poetry Wales magazine awarded the <em>Poetry Wales</em> Purple Moose Poetry Prize for the third time. The judges, Zoe...
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lonely's game, R.W. Jones
R.W. Jones
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<p>The IRA are loose in Wales, aiming to assassinate Prince Charles and Diana at Cardiff castle. The hit-squad&rsquo;s divided in lust and loyalty. The plan may already be compromised &hellip;<br /><br />Detective Sergeant Will Morgan has problems: a youngster murdered, another on the run, an unsuitable rookie to break in...
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Ruth Bidgood
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<p>This New and Selected Poems by Ruth Bidgood features work from her five early collections, starting with <em>The Given Time</em> (1972) through <em>Kindred</em> (1986) along with selections from her more recent volumes, <em>The Fluent Moment</em> (1996) and <em>Singing to Wolves</em> (2000...
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On the Beach with Chet Baker, Robert Seatter
Robert Seatter
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<p>&ldquo;Presence and absence, some sort of together&rdquo; (&lsquo;On the Beach with Chet Baker&rsquo;). These are the three places that Robert Seatter&rsquo;s second book of poems explores, with deftness, insight and artistry. They move from places of stasis and memory, through the uneasy proximities of love captured...
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out of nowhere, roger granelli
Roger Granelli
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<p>White British guitarist Frank Magnani arrives in fifties New York to break into the smoky world of jazz. Coming home from the austerity of post-war Europe to a land of plenty he finds there&rsquo;s plenty to learn. His education is not confined to music alone, he also finds himself in a world where ego is everything, the musicians are...
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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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Paradise Park, Karen Ingham
Robert Minhinnick
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<p>Karen Ingham has overseen a photographic survey of Townhill by seven professional photographers and the people of the estate themselves. Striking images of a place and its people leap from the pages of this beautifully produced book. The variety of styles is enormous, from the colourful and painterly to the grittily documentary monochrome...
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poetry wales forty years
Robert Minhinnick
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<p style="" class="&quot;MsoNormal&quot;"><span lang="&quot;EN-GB&quot;"><span new="" face="&quot;Times" size="&quot;3&quot;">An entertaining and wide-ranging selection from forty years of one of <st1:country-region w:st="&quot;on...
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