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The Little Hours New and Selected Poems Hilary Llewellyn-Williams
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams
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<p>Hilary Llewellyn-Williams is one of the most renowned poets of her generation in Wales. <em>The Little Hours: New and Selected Poems</em> features poems from her earliest as well as her latest work.</p><p>Fully immersed in the natural world, the &lsquo;Tree Calendar&rsquo; poems are composed in a richly...
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S.L. Grange
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<p>&#39;<em>All of this has been written before,</em></p><p><em>in the godless corners at the back of churches,</em></p><p><em>in the dirt of cotton-fields-corn-fields-battle-fields-</em></p><p><em>in the dirt, any way.&#39;</em></p><p>-...
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Peter Benson
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<p>Fargo Hawkins dropped out of school. Now he is a gardener. He&rsquo;s twenty years old, and works for Harry Swaine, an abusive butcher with a chain of shops on the south coast of England. After witnessing a fight between Harry and Anne (his wife) Fargo steals a car and together he, Anne and a dog called Radar go on the run. They have...
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<p><strong>Foreword by Jeremy Bowen</strong></p><p>John Downing was the pre-eminent press photographer of his generation: he led a life of adventure in wars and hotspots around the world. His memoir, <em>Aperture: Life Through a Fleet Street Lens</em>, offers a unique and first-hand insight into life...
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Sophie Buchaillard
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<p>1994, Iris and Victoria are pen friends. Iris writes about her life with her family in Paris. Victoria is in a refugee camp in&nbsp;Goma&nbsp;having fled the genocide in&nbsp;Rwanda&nbsp;in which thousands are being killed. One day Victoria&rsquo;s letters stop, and Iris is told she has been moved.</p><p>...
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Peter Finch
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<h4>Forewords by&nbsp;Nerys&nbsp;Williams and Ian&nbsp;McMillan</h4><div>&nbsp;</div><h3>Also available as individual volumes</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&ldquo;Finch&rsquo;s legacy is to create substance from nothing, to defy our knowledge of decay and...
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Angela Graham
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<h2>With Phil Cope, Viviana Fiorentino, Mahyar, Csilla Toldy and Glen Wilson</h2><p><strong>&ldquo;A necessary and urgent response to the world&rsquo;s&nbsp;increasing crises&hellip;&rdquo; &ndash;&nbsp;Robert&nbsp;Minhinnick</strong></p><p>Sanctuary is &ndash; urgent....
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Robert Minhinnick
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<p><strong>Recipient of Hay Festival <a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/newsentry/robert-minhinnick-awarded-hay-festi... for Poetry.</a> </strong></p><p>This collection of short prose begins with a real 1945 diary kept in Burma, and Minhinnick telling stories to his mother in her care home.</p>...
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Kate Noakes
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<p><strong>Kate Noakes will be appearing at Hay Festival 2022 alongside Rosie Hayles on the 5th June. Find out more <a href="https://www.hayfestival.com/p-19076-kate-noakes-and-rosie-hayles.aspx">h... new addition to the Real Series explores the town of Hay-on-Wye, home to the prestigious the Hay Literature Festival and...
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Paul Henry
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<p><strong>&lsquo;A stunning collection. Much of what you&rsquo;d anticipate to find is here: the lyricism, the haunting evocations of memory, of loss, of absence... and an exploration of song in itself. What makes his poetry so effective is the nuances of white space and the spaces between words... The suggestiveness of his...
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Eric Ngalle Charles
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<p>In <em>Homelands</em>, his debut collection, Eric Ngalle Charles draws on his early life raised by the matriarchs of Cameroon, being sent to Moscow by human traffickers, and finding a new home in Wales. Rich in tone, subject and emotion, Charles&rsquo; poetry moves between the present and the past, between Africa and...
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Hannah Hodgson
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<p><strong><em>&ldquo;Hannah Hodgson takes us to the paradoxical heart of poetry itself: to be held inside a pain both intensified and soothed by the sheer brilliant presence of the poet&rsquo;s mind.&rdquo; &ndash; Caroline Bird</em></strong></p><p>Hannah Hodgon is an award-winning poet...
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Stephen Glascoe
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<h2>Pre-order now &ndash; Publishing 14th March 2022</h2><p>This book concerns the contentious subject of historic child abuse. The author and publisher condemn child abuse as the most heinous of crimes, and have the utmost sympathy with those who have suffered it. Many of the people in this narrative have been anonymised,...
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Ben Wilkinson
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<p>This ambitious new collection from poet and critic Ben Wilkinson finds its author experimenting with poetic voice and the dramatic monologue. Carefully crafted yet charged with contemporary language, the book brims with everyone from cage fighters to boy-racers, cancer patients to whales in captivity.</p><p>Several poems...
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Land of Poets Edited by Eurig Sailsbury with shortlisted poems from Wales Young Poets Award 2020
Ed. Eurig Salisbury
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<p><em>Land of Poets</em> is the first&nbsp;Wales Young Poets Award Anthology, a compilation of shortlisted and winning poems in both English and Welsh from the 2020 award. Selected and edited by judge Eurig Salisbury &ndash;&nbsp;Bardd Plant Cymru/Welsh Children&rsquo;s Laureate 2011-13 and Welsh-language editor...
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Martin Griffiths
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<p><strong>&lsquo;I must confess to being completely star-struck by this seminal work​&rsquo; &ndash;&nbsp;<em>The Bay</em></strong></p><p><br />In <em>Dark Land, Dark Skies</em>, astronomer Martin Griffiths subverts conventional astronomical thought by eschewing the...
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Rhys Mwyn
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<p><strong>The Slate landscape&nbsp;of Northwest Wales is&nbsp;now a&nbsp;<a href="https://businessnewswales.com/welsh-slate-landscape-uks-newest-unesco-wo... World Heritage site</a>.</strong></p><p>This county-wide addition to the Real series explores mainland northwest Wales, an area rich...
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Owen Morgan
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<p><strong>&ldquo;A great go-to recipe book.&rdquo; &ndash; Matt&nbsp;Tebbutt</strong></p><p><strong>&ldquo;...every bit the equal of their cooking... the sort of tome that becomes battered&nbsp;and splattered with constant use.&rdquo;&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;<em>Tom...
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Tony Curtis
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<p><strong>&ldquo;A tour de force... a highly readable novel and a splendid union of documentation and imaginative reconstruction, as well as a convincing rendering of different voices. I was enthralled&hellip;&rdquo; &ndash; Jeremy Hooker</strong></p><p>Paris is an extraordinary city, never more so...
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Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p>Carolyn Jess-Cooke&rsquo;s new poetry collection is both keenly political and deeply personal. The opening poem &lsquo;now&rsquo; features a seemingly peaceful domestic scene of a family lounging at home as the starting point for meditation on history, time, mortality and the fate of the planet:&nbsp;<em>I think of...
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Polly Atkin
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<p><strong>Poetry Book Society&nbsp;Winter Selection&nbsp;2021</strong></p><p><em>Much With Body</em> is the startlingly original second collection by poet Polly Atkin. The beauty of the Lake District is both balm and mirror, refracting pain and also soothing it with distraction: unusual...
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<p>Michael O&rsquo;Brien was notoriously falsely imprisoned for the murder of a Cardiff newsagent in 1988. His sentence was overturned in 1999 and he successfully sued South Wales Police, eventually receiving a large financial compensation in 2006.</p><p>In the first part of <em>The Dossier</em> he presents new...
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