mr cassini, lloyd jones
Lloyd Jones
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<p><strong>WINNER OF WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2007</strong><br /><br /><em>Mr Cassini</em> a remarkable follow-up to the award-winning Mr Vogel.<br /><br /><em>Mr Cassini</em>&nbsp; is an amazing journey through the geography of one man&rsquo;s troubled mind as he tries...
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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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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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the awakening, kate roberts
Kate Roberts
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />A new translation of <em>The Awakening</em>, a classic novel by Kate Roberts, the major author of twentieth century Welsh literature.</p><p>The happy family life of Lora Ffennig is shattered when her husband abruptly and unexpectedly leaves her for a colleague. The world...
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the awakening, kate roberts
Translation Sian James
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />A new translation of <em>The Awakening</em>, a classic novel by Kate Roberts, the major author of twentieth century Welsh literature.</p><p>The happy family life of Lora Ffennig is shattered when her husband abruptly and unexpectedly leaves her for a colleague. The world...
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Robert Minhinnick, To Babel and Back
Robert Minhinnick
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />Winner of Wales Book of the Year Award 2006.</p><p><br />&ldquo;On the strength of this book alone, Minhinnick stakes his claim to be regarded as the finest writer working in any genre in Wales today.&rdquo;&nbsp; <strong>Jim Perrin, </strong><strong...
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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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Mihangel Morgan
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<p>One of the most exciting works of modern Welsh-language fiction, available in English for the first time.</p><p>The dull life of unemployed academic Dr Jones changes forever when he sees a young man naked on a building top, threatening to jump to his death. Persuaded to come down, the stranger is befriended by Jones. Melog...
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love on the borders, martin bax
Martin Bax
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<p>Innovative, erudite and enormously entertaining, <em>Love on the Borders</em> is the work of a unique literary mind: wideranging, encyclopaedic, insightful and enormously readable, it follows spirited 40-something Celestine as she walks the length of Offa&rsquo;s Dyke - the ancient earthwork which traces the boundary...
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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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The Land as Viewed from the Sea
Richard Collins
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<p>Richard Collins&rsquo; debut novel is a dreamlike meditation on land and sea and the illusory nature of love. Two friends work together on a smallholding: one allows the other to read the novel he is writing, &rsquo;The Land as Viewed from the Sea&rsquo;. As the novel unfolds, fiction begins to intrude upon reality, redefining...
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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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love & war, sian james
Sian James
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<p>Siân James brings her customary narrative flair and ear for dialogue to this beautifully-observed novel of love, scandal and grief set in wartime rural Wales.<br /><br />For three years, young teacher Rhian Evans has lived a life of isolation in her small village, patiently awaiting the return of her soldier-husband, Huw....
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Lloyd Jones
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<p>Winner of the&#39; McKitterick First Novel Award&#39;</p><p>Shortlisted for the &#39;Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction&#39;</p><p>&quot;ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE BOOKS EVER WRITTEN ON THE SUBJECT OF WALES.&quot; So said Jan Morris of Lloyd Jones&rsquo; extraordinary...
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a stranger at home, dennis ratcliffe
Denis F. Ratcliffe
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<p>An extraordinary epic about the insanity of war and the lengths men will go to for those they love, <em>A Stranger at Home</em> follows a member of the German SS who, through a remarkable series of events, finds himself fighting for the Russians in the hell of Stalingrad. Brilliantly plotted and painstakingly researched, A...
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wishdaughter
Adrian Mourby
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<p>Set in contemporary Venice, Tel Aviv, Munich, London and rural Wales, Adrian Mourby&rsquo;s new novel is a compelling examination of paternity, genius and the potency of the written word. The chance discovery of a letter sets journalist Bill Wheeler off on an investigation into the dark world of Richard Wagner, opera&rsquo;s...
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Totes Meer
Dai Vaughan
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<p><em>Totes Meer</em> is an eloquent and lapidary meditation on control, rebellion and creativity. In four sections - &rsquo;A Rabbit&rsquo;, &rsquo;Letter to a Dog&rsquo;, &rsquo;In Chrysalis&rsquo;, &rsquo;Slug Heaven&rsquo; - Dai Vaughan contrasts life viewed in anticipation with life viewed in...
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remembering carmen, nicholas murray
Nicholas Murray
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<p>Nicholas Murray&rsquo;s second novel is an elegant dissection of modern romantic mores. Christopher, a successful shopfitter specialising in transforming dilapidated London buildings into swanky bistros, is romantically involved with Carmen, a one-time academic now unhappily employed as a magazine-columnist. Jimmy, millionaire and...
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resolution, roger granelli
Roger Granelli
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<p>Roger Granelli&rsquo;s fifth novel is a subtle and compelling examination of human motives and desires. It is the start of the new millennium, and Rob and Cath&rsquo;s fiery relationship begins to unravel. The split sends Rob - artist, musician, dreamer - into a nightmare of paranoia and resentment, while Cath&rsquo;s resolve...
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dylan thomas murders, david n thomas
David N. Thomas
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<p>Waldo: a loner, an obsessive, the son of a famous writer - but which one? His mother Rosalind: did this old lady really work for MI5? Rachel: poet, Jew, Quaker - why is she taking such risks for the sake of friendship? Martin: her husband: retired academic, amateur detective, who is tested to the limit by events past and present in his...
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Kate Roberts
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<p>Tea in the Heather is Kate Roberts&rsquo;s classic tale of family and community in the hill-farms and slate quarries of Gwynedd. Beautifully realised, never idealised, it follows the life of Begw Gruffydd, the little girl who grows from the age of four to nine in the book.<br /><br />With her eye for detail and her ear for...
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Gary Ley
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<p>Gary Ley&rsquo;s second novel is a compulsive psychological exploration of two obsessional characters forced together in rural Peru. José is a politics lecturer on the theoretical wing of Sendero Luminoso, the Marxist revolutionary group in Peru. Hugo is a Brit, an aeroplane salesman with a deal to tie up in Brazil. José is pre-...
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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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short book about love, nicholas murray
Nicholas Murray
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<p>Love in all its guises is the subject of Nick Murray&rsquo;s wise and witty <em>A Short Book About Love</em>. Woven into a comic re-telling of the classic legend of Tristan and Iseult - one of the world&rsquo;s greatest love stories - is the story of Felix, growing up in post-war Liverpool and, in the wake of a father...
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