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Shadow of Nanteos, The
 £6.99 Author: Jane Blank 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784612160 (1784612162)
Publication Date: July 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
A historical love story based on the lives of the Powell family of Nanteos mansion near Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. Set in the 1750s, at a time of great turbulence in the area which was nicknamed 'The Wild West', the book sets the personal tragedy of the gentry family against the background of the Cardiganshire lead wars.
 
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Dadeni
 £8.99 Author: Ifan Morgan Jones 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784614751 (1784614750)
Publication Date: July 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
An exciting fantasy novel which moves from rural Wales to the turmoil of the Assembly in Cardiff and to the Tower of London, peppered with a generous dollop of Welsh history and culture.
 
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Childhood in a Welsh Mining Valley
 £7.99 Author: Vivian Jones 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784614799 (1784614793)
Publication Date: July 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
Vivian Jones recounts with great warmth his childhood in a working class family within the community of a small mining village in the Welsh Valleys in the 1930s. This fascinating book brings the detail of that time, place and culture vividly back to life and considers the influence that growing up in such an environment has had on who the author is today. 11 black-and-white photographs.
 
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Van of One's Own, A
 £4.99 Author: Biddy Wells 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781912109913 (1912109913)
Publication Date: June 2017 Publisher: Parthian Books
A Van of One's Own is a journey through the breath-taking scenery of France, Spain, and finally Portugal, populated by colourful characters and the roar of the ocean, the taste of fresh fish and the grind of the asphalt. But more importantly, it is a journey through past memories and present conflicts to inner peace.
 
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My Life with Eva
 £4.99 Author: Alex Barr 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781912109739 (1912109735)
Publication Date: June 2017 Publisher: Parthian Books
This collection brings together prize-winning and critically acclaimed stories: encompassing both the poignant realism of bereavement or childhood night terrors, and the fantastical realms of an alternative Garden of Eden.
 
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Red Roses for a Blue Lady
 £4.99 Author: Christine Harrison 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781912109746 (1912109743)
Publication Date: June 2017 Publisher: Parthian Books
Including the award-winning 'La Scala Inflammata', this collection brings together published and unpublished stories: each a delicate tribute to the minutiae of life and love, and each a profound meditation on the true, often unsettling, desires people hide behind the veneer of social convention.
 
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Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil - Memory, Politics and Identities
 £114.00 £95.00 Editor: Sara Brandellero, Lucia Villares 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781783169863 (1783169869)
Publication Date: June 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil provides new readings and fresh perspectives on the Brazilian writer Graciliano Ramos (1892–1953), whose socially and politically engaged work remains a key reference for our understanding of the making of modern Brazil and continues to reverberate in the country's contemporary context.
 
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Women Who Blow on Knots
 £5.99 Author: Ece Temelkuran 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781912109951 (1912109956)
Publication Date: June 2017 Publisher: Parthian Books
A phenomenon in Turkey with more than 120,000 copies sold, Women who Blow on Knots chronicles a road trip from Tunisia to Lebanon, taken by three young women and septuagenarian Madam Lilla. Although the three young women embark on the road for different reasons, each holds a dark secret.
 
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New Welsh Reader (New Welsh Review) 114, Summer 2017
 £3.99 Author: Dylan Thomas, Cynan Jones, Anita Mir 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9780993420276 (0993420273)
Publication Date: May 2017 Publisher: *New Welsh Review*
Journal/anthology of non-fiction, literary essays, fiction and poetry from Wales and beyond.
 
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Why Wales Never was - The Failure of Welsh Nationalism
 £16.99 Author: Simon Brooks 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830135 (1786830132)
Publication Date: May 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
In the nineteenth century, the 'Age of Nationalism', when nationalisms flowered in every small European country, no Welsh national movement emerged. Contrary to the popular view that Welsh radical politics was a boost for Welsh nationalism, Why Wales Never Was shows that this was the very reason for its failure.
 
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Perfformio'r Genedl - Ar Drywydd Hywel Teifi Edwards
 £29.99 £24.98 Author: Anwen Jones 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830357 (1786830353)
Publication Date: May 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
The purpose of this pioneering volume is to evaluate and recognise the contribution of Hywel Teifi Edwards to the process of defining the performing nature and genius of the Welsh nation.
 
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Writing Wales in English: All That is Wales - The Collected Essays of M. Wynn Thomas
 £29.99 £24.98 Author: M. Wynn Thomas 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830906 (1786830906)
Publication Date: May 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
A collection of eleven essays on a range of Welsh writers, both well-known and otherwise, by one of the leading specialists in the anglophone literary culture of Wales.
 
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Hummingbird
 £4.99 Author: Tristan Hughes 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781912109593 (191210959X)
Publication Date: May 2017 Publisher: Parthian Books
Beside a lake in the northern Canadian wilderness, fifteen-year-old Zachary Tayler lives a lonely and isolated life with his father. His only neighbours are a leech trapper, an eccentric millionaire, and an expert in snow.
 
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Discovering Dylan Thomas - A Companion to the Collected Poems and Notebook Poems
 £29.99 Author: John Goodby 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781783169641 (1783169648)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
A guide to the notebook poems and published poems of Dylan Thomas, drawing on his newly-discovered fifth notebook and other previously unpublished material.
 
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Entrancement - The Consciousness of Dreaming, Music and the World
 £84.00 £70.00 Author: Ruth Finnegan 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830012 (1786830019)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
A series of essays by experts on the enhancing subject of how our minds link together, now as in the past, through our experience of dreams, contact with the dead and dying, and listening to or creating music.
 
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Iberian and Latin American Studies: Enlightenment in Iberia and Ibero-America, The
 £66.00 Author: Brian Hamnett 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830470 (1786830477)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
This book examines a neglected aspect of the Enlightenment to demonstrate how it influenced the future shape of Spain, Portugal and their American territories.
 
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Community Organization and Development - From Its History Towards a Model for the Future
 £59.99 Author: Steve Clarke 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830517 (1786830515)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
Community development describes a professional intervention technique for building and strengthening communities. Over the years, the methods and values of this approach to planned social change have evolved. This book plots that history with care, and shows how the lessons of the past can be used to create a model for today that can be used in a wide variety of contexts.
 
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New Century Chaucer: Le Bone Florence of Rome - A Critical Edition and Facing Translation of a Middle English Romance Analogous to Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale
 £47.99 Author: Jonathan Stavsky 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830647 (1786830647)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
Le Bone Florence of Rome is a romance from late-medieval England related to Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale from the Canterbury Tales. This fresh edition is accompanied by a complete translation and detailed introduction, designed to meet the needs of specialist and non-specialist readers.
 
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Stories Set Forth with Fair Words - The Evolution of Medieval Romance in Iceland
 £108.00 Author: Marianne E. Kalinke 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781786830685 (178683068X)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
The book explores the foundation, growth and flowering of medieval romance in Iceland.
 
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Last House Officer, The
 £4.99 Author: Gwyn Williams 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784614560 (1784614564)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
The story of Owen Morgan, a junior doctor trying to find his feet in the modern NHS. Unfortunately he is peculiarly ill-equipped to survive the demands of the ever changing world of hospital medicine, his feisty Indian wife, his two sons and their tumultuous home life.
 
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Ymbelydredd
 £6.99 Author: Guto Dafydd 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784613402 (1784613401)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
What happens when a young man from a small town in Gwynedd has to spend six weeks in Manchester for a course of radiotherapy? This novel portrays life through the eyes of patient number 24609-3740. Winner of the Daniel Owen Prize at the 2016 National Eisteddfod.
 
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Diary of a Soul
 £6.99 Author: Pennar Davies 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784613419 (178461341X)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
A translation of the Welsh-language classic Cudd fy Meiau by Pennar Davies. The original was published as a weekly column in the Congregational newspaper Y Tyst in 1955. The volume has been long regarded as a classic by many Welsh people and the book records the honest confessions of a deeply spiritual man.
 
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Last Rites
 £4.99 Author: John Humphries 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784613426 (1784613428)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
A ringing telephone, once belonging to the KGB, leads investigative journalist Jack Flynt to a Breton island in search of the woman pleading for help at the other end of the line.
 
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Merêd - Dyn ar Dân
 £6.99 Editor: Eluned Evans, Rocet Arwel Jones 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784613440 (1784613444)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
A volume of tributes in prose and poetry to Meredydd Evans, who contributed immensely to Welsh culture and politics. The tributes are as diverse as was Merêd's fiery campaigning in many areas of Welsh life, from philosophy to light entertainment, from politics to folk singing, and as an educationalist and founder of his local Welsh-language newspaper. 82 images.
 
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Mae Llygaid gan y Lleuad
 £3.99 Author: Elin Llwyd Morgan 
EBook  Downloadable Item ISBN: 9781784613457 (1784613452)
Publication Date: April 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa
An exciting and highly readable novel about the experiences of a passionate student. The main character is being interviewed by the police regarding her ex-boyfriend who's a nationalist activist, but she's being torn between different opinions and various men, before she tries to escape for good.
 
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