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Real Cardiff Two, Peter Finch
Peter Finch
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<p>In the sequel to the hugely popular <a href="&quot;http://www.seren-books.com/public/products.cfm?&amp;subItemId=1875&quot;... Cardiff,</a> Peter Finch explores the city further, hunts for the legendary peripherique and discovers rubbish dumps, walled housing estates and dead-end lanes. He walks the coast around...
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Arthur Gwynn-Browne
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<div>&ldquo;I am in the F.S.P. F.S.P. stands for Field Security Personnel. That is the authorized version.&rdquo; So begins this remarkable account of six months&rsquo; service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, up to and including the terrible retreat to and evacuation from the beaches of Dunkirk at the end of May,...
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A Whim Set in Concrete: The Campaign to Stop the Cardiff Bay Barrage, sian best
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<p>Claimed to be the essential component for the regeneration of south Cardiff, the Cardiff Bay Barrage turned out to be one of the costliest - and to many, most unnecessary - civil engineering projects ever undertaken on the British coastline. Developers and politicians stand accused of circumventing the wishes of local residents, ignoring...
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Kerry's Children, Ellen Davis
Ellen Davis
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<p>Ellen Davis was born in 1929 in the small German village of Hoof. Her Jewish family had lived there since 1760 but its peaceful existence was shattered when Hitler came to power and German Jews were persecuted.</p><p>Ellen&rsquo;s autobiography tells the harrowing story of her childhood struggle to protect her younger...
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The River Wye, Barry Needle
Barry Needle
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<p><em>The River Wye</em> is a sumptuous record of an important and beautiful landscape. In breathtaking colour photographs, Barry Needle captures the essence of the river, from its source high in the mountains of mid-Wales to its entry in to the sea under the towering Severn suspension bridge.</p>
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real cardiff
Peter Finch
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<p>Peter Finch&rsquo;s hugely popular alternative guide to the capital of Wales: &quot;One of the best books I have ever read about a city.&quot; Jan Morris.<br /><br />Peter Finch discovers the real Cardiff - lost rivers, itinerant poets, the old race courses, the revitalised city centre, the redeveloped Cardiff Bay...
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radio scriptwriting
Sam Boardman-Jacobs, Editor
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<p>Radio has given all of us some great moments of drama, moments so engaging that we have escaped from our own world into another, and forgotten, too, that the broadcast world is underlain by finely-tuned writing. &rsquo;Radio Scriptwriting&rsquo; reminds us of the skills, the issues, the invention, the teamwork and the individual...
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love from blodwen
Margaret Wyles
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<p><br /><br /><em>Love From Blodwen</em> is a captivating memoir that takes the reader on a haunting journey through the life of Margaret, a small child who moved with her family from the valleys of industrial south Wales to rural west Wales in the 1930s. A curious and imaginative child, Margaret&rsquo;s world is...
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Tessa Jackson
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<p>The Artes Mundi Prize has been established to celebrate visual culture within a global context. Set to become a biennial event, it showcases artists who have achieved recognition in their own country and are emerging internationally. The emphasis is upon those who are working with ideas of human form or presence, and producing art which...
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Fishlock's Sea Stories, Trevor Fishlock
Trevor Fishlock
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<p>In <em>Fishlock&rsquo;s Sea Stories</em>, the popular broadcaster and author Trevor Fishlock turns his attention to Wales&rsquo;s maritime history. In his elegant and informative style Fishlock explores the history of Wales&rsquo;s relationship with the sea, from shipbuilding and seafaring to smuggling and...
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David Hurn
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<p><em>Living in Wales</em>&nbsp;is an album of one hundred and one duotone portraits of people who, in the words of David Hurn &rsquo;have enriched my life and that of Wales.&rsquo; It is a roster of the famous and distinguished in the fields of science, business, the arts, sport, the law, health, media, politics and...
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Dylan Remembered, Volume One: 1914-1934
David N. Thomas
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<p>This is the first of two volumes of transcribed interviews about the poet Dylan Thomas. Journalist, broadcaster, and author Colin Edwards interviewed numerous sources close to Thomas for a planned biography of the poet, but he was unable to begin work before his early death. The transcribed tapes have been edited into two collections,...
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Here and Now, Iwan Bala
Iwan Bala
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<p>The visual arts in Wales are in ferment. <em>Here and Now</em>&nbsp;is a timely and in-depth consideration of the practise of individual artists and the infrastructure in which they operate.</p>
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W.H. Davies, Lawrence Normand
Lawrence Normand
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<p>The story of W.H. Davies is one of the most remarkable in twentieth century letters. Born in lowly circumstances in Newport, he moved to America where he lived as a hobo - a life he recorded in &rsquo;Autobiography of a Supertramp&rsquo;. During this period he lost a leg falling from a train and, manual work denied to him, Davies...
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Tim Davies, Process
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<p>Tim Davies is one of the most exciting artists working in Britain today. Internationally exhibited and acclaimed he specialises in art which explores identity through artefacts &ndash; he has approached Wales through wool, fire, oil-drenched seabird feathers, lead from the roof of a disused chapel. More exotically he has returned a...
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Mervyn Matthews
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<p>Mervyn Matthews&rsquo; childhood in the thirties, forties and fifties was remarkable even by the standards of the time. Bombed out of his house during the Swansea blitz, he went to live with his maternal grandmother in the Hafod area of Swansea, was evacuated to west Wales and also spent a long period hospitalised. As if the...
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Josef Herman, Related Twilights
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<p>The distinguished painter Josef Herman left his native Warsaw shortly before the war. He lived and worked in many places since, and his friends numbered many well-known artists. In <em>Related Twilights</em> the same qualities of seriousness of purpose and profound humanity which permeate his paintings lend eloquence to his...
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The Chosen People, Grahame Davies
Grahame Davies
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<p>The histories of the Welsh people and the Jewish people have entwined in a number of ways over the centuries. The Chosen People uses extracts from Welsh literature to show the two nations have interacted both in Wales and elsewhere.<br /><br />Drawing its sources from poetry, drama, novels, shortstories, memoirs and a...
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Jeremy Hooker
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<p>In <em>Welsh Journal</em> Jeremy Hooker recalls his life in the seventies when he was an English lecturer (in both senses) at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth. Delighting in his closeness to nature, life in a cottage in rural Llangwyryfon is delineated in delicate, poetic prose: the passing seasons, work in the garden,...
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Plaid Cymru: The Emergence of a Political Party, Laura McAllister
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<p>In the first full-length study of its kind,&nbsp; Laura McAllister portrays the emergence of Plaid Cymru in the post-War world from its origins as a disparate association of campaigners and activists to its current status of fully-functioning political machine.<br />Skilfully interweaving rigorous historical analysis and...
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Derek Bevan
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<p>A referee can&rsquo;t make a bad game good, but he can make a good game bad. Based on this assumption, Derek Bevan became one of the world&rsquo;s best - and best known - rugby union referees. He retired at the end of the 1999-2000 season, aged fifty, after 32 years as the man in the middle. During that long career he refereed in...
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Poetry of R.S. Thomas
John Powell Ward
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<p>R.S. Thomas was perhaps the greatest living British poet, the author of twenty collections of poetry, a writer of international repute and the subject of increasing critical and academic interest. <em>The Poetry of R.S. Thomas </em>was the first critical work about him, an invaluable volume which has yet to be surpassed. Its...
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Twmps, David Nash
David Nash
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<p>This beautifully produced book is sculptor David Nash&rsquo;s response to the three hundred year old yews in the gardens of Powis Castle. After decades &ndash; in some cases centuries &ndash; without trimming some twenty yews by the castle have grown into fantastic, organic shapes not usually associated with the formally...
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Twmps, David Nash
David Nash
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<p>This beautifully produced book is sculptor David Nash&rsquo;s response to the three hundred year old yews in the gardens of Powis Castle. After decades &ndash; in some cases centuries --&ndash; without trimming some twenty yews by the castle have grown into fantastic, organic shapes not usually associated with the formally...
£12.00