Ancestral Lines, Linden Peach
Linden Peach
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<p>Ancestral Lines explores poetry written away from the economic and cultural centre by six poets: Seamus Heaney, Tony Harrison, Douglas Dunn, Gillian Clarke, Sally Roberts Jones and Oliver Reynolds. Linden Peach sees them all as responsible for mapping locales: their work, he claims, is a voyage of geographical discovery for the literary...
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Call Mother a Lonely Field, Liam Carson
Liam Carson
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<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL Ondaatje Prize 2013</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><div>&quot;A family memoir, written with a son&rsquo;s love of his parents and filled with<br />the gentle particulars of life in Northern Ireland when all one saw from&nbsp;</div><div>the...
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Three Plays by Lucy Gough
Lucy Gough
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<p>There&rsquo;s a point in between. The sea and the sky, Heaven and Hell, life and death. Where the debris of life carried out on the flow meets the sea and is forced to let go. If you fail to cross over that bar you go down with no soul. So says the mysterious Keeper of the purgatorial cell that is the setting for the poetic and...
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laughter from the dark
Michael Parnell
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<p>Novelist, playwright, broadcaster, raconteur: by the time of his early death in 1981, Gwyn Thomas was widely admired as all these things, in addition to being a much-Ioved columnist in <em>Punch</em>. Once described as &rsquo;the greatest talker in the world&rsquo; he was the veteran entertainer of The Brains Trust and...
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Joan Abse
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<p>Ranging over eight centuries of life in Wales, this fascinating anthology of private and public correspondence, journals and diary entries provides an enthralling commentary on the country&rsquo;s development. The letters bring Welsh history to life through vivid vignettes of personal experience and all too human opinion. While...
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lime lemon sarsaparilla
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<p><br /><br /><br />Lime, Lemon and Sarsaparilla is a wonderful evocation of Italian life in south Wales from the turn of the century to the post-war years, when the Italian café was central to the social life of many small communities in the valleys.<br /><br />This first detailed book on the subject follows...
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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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Llandaff Cathedral, Nick Lambert
Nick Lambert
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<p><strong>&quot;This long awaited but splendid book by Nick Lambert and his co-authors.. tribute is due to the team who produced it, with my thanks for their dedication and enthusiasm.&quot;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;...
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Jasmine Donahaye
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<p><strong>Wales Book of the Year Non-Fiction Winner, English Language Category 2016</strong></p><p>In 2007, in a chance conversation with her mother, a kibbutznik, Jasmine Donahaye stumbled upon the collusion of her family in the displacement of Palestinians in 1948. She set out to learn the story of what happened,...
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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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Laurence Allen, Three Plays
Laurence Allan
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<p>The striking humour and resilience of his characters, often at odds with social and political trends, beset by unemployment and harsh circumstances, shines through. In &rsquo;On The Road Again&rsquo; two tramps (one a compulsive cheat, the other a hapless liar) receive a notice to evict them from their derelict caravan home....
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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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Lorraine Bewsey
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<p><em>Poet Portraits / Portreadau Beirdd</em> results from a year-long project initiated by artist Lorraine Bewsey to paint twenty leading poets with strong connections to Wales. Her portraits are executed in pastel, in a uniquely expressive hyper-realist style which has been greeted with praise by critics, curators &ndash;...
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Real Port Talbot, Lynne Rees
Lynne Rees
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<p>Port Talbot is for many a version of the &lsquo;Valleys-by-the-sea&rsquo; and certainly its heavy industry, shoehorned into a narrow belt of flat land, feels like a twenty-first century throwback to coal-mining Rhondda. It is the result of an old fashioned local industrial baron building a port to export his coal, and of the...
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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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Waiting at the Water's Edge, Lucinda Coxon
Lucinda Coxon
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<p><em>Waiting at the Water&rsquo;s Edge</em> is a gripping new play by Lucinda Coxon. It opens with a chance meeting between two young girls, Vi and Su, on a North Wales beach. Their fates become entwined when they are both employed as servants in the same house. Vi forms a strange alliance with Will Couth, son of the house...
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Wales Says Yes
Leighton Andrews
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<p>On 18 September 1997 the Welsh electorate voted for a National Assembly. The slender majority was an enormous turnaround from the outright rejection of 1979, a turnaround engineered by the Yes for Wales campaign, founded by Leighton Andrews. Wales Says Yes is the story of that campaign. Andrews has consulted widely with pro- and anti-...
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