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The Making of William Edwards By Mrs George Linnaeus Banks
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The Making of William Edwards is the story of the trials and tribulations of the youngest son of a Welsh tenant farmer, who rose to become an outstanding builder and architect. Once again Mrs George... More > Linnaeus Banks weaves her web of fiction to bring history to vibrant life. A worthy companion to her other works, which include The Manchester Man and Bond Slaves.< Less
The Ironmasters' Bags By Paul Reynolds
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During its development and at the time that the south Wales iron industry was at its most successful the only way (other than by personal contact) in which contact between the different branches of... More > the industry could be maintained was by letter. Thus the postal service – both the General Post Office and a multiplicity of private posts – made a vital contribution to the success of the industry which so far has received little attention. This work traces the development of the postal service in the south Wales valleys from its primitive state in the mid-18th century to what had become a recognisably modern postal service a hundred years later. It is based on information derived from the archives of the Post Office itself and of the various iron companies, from contemporary newspapers and from oral tradition recorded by later historians in the Valleys.< Less
The Ironmasters' Bags By Paul Reynolds
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During its development and at the time that the south Wales iron industry was at its most successful the only way (other than by personal contact) in which contact between the different branches of... More > the industry could be maintained was by letter. Thus the postal service – both the General Post Office and a multiplicity of private posts – made a vital contribution to the success of the industry which so far has received little attention. This work traces the development of the postal service in the south Wales valleys from its primitive state in the mid-18th century to what had become a recognisably modern postal service a hundred years later. It is based on information derived from the archives of the Post Office itself and of the various iron companies, from contemporary newspapers and from oral tradition recorded by later historians in the Valleys.< Less
The Making of William Edwards By Mrs George Linnaeus Banks
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The Making of William Edwards is the story of the trials and tribulations of the youngest son of a Welsh tenant farmer, who rose to become an outstanding builder and architect. Once again Mrs George... More > Linnaeus Banks weaves her web of fiction to bring history to vibrant life. A worthy companion to her other works, which include The Manchester Man and Bond Slaves.< Less
Sawing Fallen Logs For Ladybird Houses By Dave Lewis
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Praise for Sawing Fallen Logs: From the first eponymously titled poem, we realise that Dave Lewis's work possesses an energy and freshness that lifts his imagery and empathy way above the work of... More > many less ambitious poets. The element of surprise in each poem, however short, is even more startling coming as it does from such uncluttered writing. Last lines are an example, while phrases such as ‘trees as tall as ships’, ‘a severe lack of hares’, ‘the brittle grass of misunderstanding...’ will surely enhance the readers' own perceptions of the world around them. This collection's structure too, works well under its five separate headings, and the diverse forms used in several poems adds visual variety. A wonderful read. Buy it! - Sally Spedding Dave Lewis is a vital voice of the Valleys, in touch with both the streets and the natural world. His free-flowing verse makes him a Welsh son of the Beats. - Mike Jenkins< Less
Sawing Fallen Logs For Ladybird Houses By Dave Lewis
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Praise for Sawing Fallen Logs: From the first eponymously titled poem, we realise that Dave Lewis's work possesses an energy and freshness that lifts his imagery and empathy way above the work of... More > many less ambitious poets. The element of surprise in each poem, however short, is even more startling coming as it does from such uncluttered writing. Last lines are an example, while phrases such as ‘trees as tall as ships’, ‘a severe lack of hares’, ‘the brittle grass of misunderstanding...’ will surely enhance the readers' own perceptions of the world around them. This collection's structure too, works well under its five separate headings, and the diverse forms used in several poems adds visual variety. A wonderful read. Buy it! - Sally Spedding Dave Lewis is a vital voice of the Valleys, in touch with both the streets and the natural world. His free-flowing verse makes him a Welsh son of the Beats. - Mike Jenkins< Less
Tracy's Tits and other stories By AJ Weeks
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You’ll love this collection of stories about mad people A J Weeks has met in pubs over the years. They range from genius shopkeepers who breed pet wasps to a stroke victim trying to escape from... More > a nursing home. The stories, set against a bleak post-industrial drug-filled backdrop are dark with underlying humour. You will laugh out loud. Then you’ll feel guilty for laughing. “Really fresh & original writing. Like Frank Vickery, but a more contemporary, more gritty and more humorous version” JOHN EVANS< Less
Tracy's Tits and other stories By AJ Weeks
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You’ll love this collection of stories about mad people A J Weeks has met in pubs over the years. They range from genius shopkeepers who breed pet wasps to a stroke victim trying to escape from... More > a nursing home. The stories, set against a bleak post-industrial drug-filled backdrop are dark with underlying humour. You will laugh out loud. Then you’ll feel guilty for laughing. “Really fresh & original writing. Like Frank Vickery, but a more contemporary, more gritty and more humorous version” JOHN EVANS< Less
Ctrl-Alt-Delete By Dave Lewis
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When beautiful Jenny Morris uses Facebook to get her ex-boyfriend Hal Griffiths to stalk her she has no idea what a dangerous game she is playing – for someone else is watching from the murky... More > shadows of cyberspace. And when an horrific murder in a sleepy Welsh village stirs a seasoned reporter, a conceited detective and an overweight IT expert into action, they too always seem to be one step behind the mysterious killer – Hagar. Against the backdrop of a tangled web of deviant sexual practices Hal must rescue his lover before the killer strikes again. In the wilds of the Brecon Beacons National Park an electrifying climax is played out when Hal is forced to confront his deadly rival. A full-throttle thriller effortlessly blending violence, eroticism and suspense, Ctrl-Alt-Delete is both a modern love story and a prophetic tale of intrigue in our ever-distracting machine driven world. A truly gripping debut novel by Dave Lewis.< Less