A Place of Meadows and Tall Trees, Clare Dudman
Clare Dudman
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Impoverished and oppressed, they&rsquo;d been promised paradise on earth: a land flowing with milk and honey. But what the settlers found after a devastating sea journey was a cold South American desert where nothing could survive except tribes of nomadic Tehuelche Indians, possibly intent on massacring...
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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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David Llewellyn
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<p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 7.5pt; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; text-size-adjust: auto;"><strong>&lsquo;<em>A Simple Scale</em> is a work of self-assured persuasive power, and the resounding artistic statement of a writer who has truly arrived. It is...
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small country, sian james, seren classics
Sian James
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<div><em>A Small Country</em> is the story of the Evans family, farmers in Carmarthenshire. In the summer of 1914 son Tom returns from Oxford to find the family falling apart. His handsome father has gone to live with schoolmistress Miriam Lewis, who is to have his child. His mother, broken-hearted, lies ill in bed, while his...
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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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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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Advantages of the Older Man, Gwyneth Lewis
Gwyneth Lewis
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<p>A light-hearted novella exploring the strange case of a Swansea woman who is apparently possessed by the spirit of Dylan Thomas. Naturally all is not as it seems. The woman, who works in the Dylan Thomas Centre, meets a rather different Dylan from the one she knows by repute, one who doesn&rsquo;t really fit in with the ghosts of...
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After Brock, Paul Binding
Paul Binding
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<p>&quot;Animal magic on the borders between youth and maturity<em>&quot;</em> <em><strong>&ndash; The Independent</strong></em></p><p>&quot;After Brock shows how natural drama infuses human behaviour with resonant meaning, and vice versa.&quot; <strong>&ndash;...
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Alun Lewis
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<p><em>Collected Stories</em> reprints the war stories of Alun Lewis in their entirety for the first time. It also collects stories published in student magazines and newspapers such as <em>The Guardian</em>, together with several previously unseen. In bringing together all this material, editor Cary Archard shows...
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Karen Fielding
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<p><strong>Gold Medal Winner: Best Regional Fiction, Independent Publisher Award 2015</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The lives of congenial American fly-fisherman Billy and his younger sister Alice meander alongside the Susquehanna River in this offbeat coming-of-age novel of death, madness, and fishing...
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Anne Lauppe-Dunbar
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<p><strong>Shortlisted for the Cross Sports Book Awards, New Writer of the Year 2016<br />Shortlisted for the Rubery&nbsp;Book Award, Fiction Category 2017</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;Lauppe-Dunbar marshals the facts of history deftly, and devastatingly, into her...
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last bird singing, allan bush
Allan Bush
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Winner of the Glen Dimplex Award for fiction 2009</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&ldquo;Walking Clifton Street, in any direction, is like going to your own funeral.&rdquo;</strong><br /><br /><em>Last Bird Singing</em> is a blacker than black...
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Alun Lewis
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<p><em>Morlais</em> is Alun Lewis&rsquo;s unpublished novel from the late&nbsp;1930s. The Lawrentian story of a young boy growing up in the poverty stricken industrial valleys of south Wales, it&nbsp;also reflects Lewis&rsquo;s own experiences, particularly his search for self-knowledge and his conviction that he...
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Alison Layland (trans.)
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<p>Port au Prince, Haiti. The police roam the streets and no-one is safe. Fignolé, musician, political radical is missing. His sisters Joyeuse and Angelique search for their young brother amid the colourful bustle, urban deprivation and political tension of the city. Eventually they will find him, but in the process they will also have found...
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Alen Mešković
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<p><strong>Winner of the Kunstnerprisen 2013.</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;As funny as a Nick Hornby, but with an existential seriousness that cannot be mistaken.&rsquo;<br />&ndash;&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Ekstra Bladet</strong></em></p><p><...
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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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