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White Goods By Sylvie Hoffmann & Aimé Kongolo
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This short play is based on the true story of a young man, a refugee from a country in Africa riven by civil war. He befriends an old lady in Swansea (Wales, UK) and when she dies, she leaves him a... More > fridge-freezer. But -- having been refused asylum, therefore denied all state support and denied the right to work, made homeless and destitute -- he has nothing to chill in his prized possession... All proceeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group. ISBN 978-0-9562409-8-9. All proceeeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group (www.hafan.org). Revised edition following Refugee Week 2010 performances in Swansea and Pontardawe; script contributions by Derek Cobley (director) and cast members. **More Hafan Books at www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
six of clubs (trim) By Childe Roland
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Boiled String Poetry Chapbook Series #1. Childe Roland's journey across the white page in 47 micro-masterpieces. ISBN: 978-0-9562409-9-6. Hafan Books: www.lulu.com/hafan. Purchasers through Lulu... More > please note: this edition is trimmed to custom size if sold by Hafan Books. // "the imprint of lips the eyes the tongue in powerful constellationary layerings finding the radiant white silences that is the sound of each four cornered page." - Maggie O’Sullivan. // "six of clubs is beauty incandescent. White expanses mirror the very nature of existence, permeate page and poet, reflect lands; transcend worlds where littered wisdoms unfold to reveal the journey, and joy, of creation." - Sophie McKeand< Less
White Goods By Sylvie Hoffmann & Aimé Kongolo
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This short play is based on the true story of a young man, a refugee from a country in Africa riven by civil war. He befriends an old lady in Swansea (Wales, UK) and when she dies, she leaves him a... More > fridge-freezer. But -- having been refused asylum, therefore denied all state support and denied the right to work, made homeless and destitute -- he has nothing to chill in his prized possession... All proceeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group. ISBN 978-0-9562409-8-9. All proceeeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group (www.hafan.org). Revised edition following Refugee Week 2010 performances in Swansea and Pontardawe; script contributions by Derek Cobley (director) and cast members. **More Hafan Books at www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
Wine Night White By John Goodby
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Ham and Jam By Childe Roland
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Two one-act plays by Childe Roland a.k.a. Peter Meilleur of Llangollen - Wales's foremost concrete & performance poet. "Ham & Jam" and its sequel, "A Pearl", are political... More > dramas for two speakers. The texts depart from "Hamlet" Act 2, scene 2, where Polonius seeks to discover what's on Hamlet's mind. ISBN 978-0-9562409-6-5. All proceeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group. The download is free. The bound book is priced at about £10 + postage if bought direct from Lulu.com. A limited edition with hand-made paper inserts by the poet is no longer available, but another one might be produced. Author contact: Childe Roland, 1 Glan Aber, Hill St, Llangollen, Clwyd, LL20 8EU, Wales, UK; Publisher: t.cheesman@swan.ac.uk **More Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
nâzım hikmet: on the ship to mars By Tom Cheesman et al.
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nâzım hikmet: on the ship to mars. A 'scenic poem' in 10 segments by Berkan Karpat and Zafer Şenocak, about the Romantic communist poet Nâzım Hikmet. The translation from... More > German by Tom Cheesman appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation (3rd series, 12, autumn 2009). Hafan Books edition: ISBN 978-0-9562409-5-8. **More Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
What's Really Wanted By Volker Braun
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Three stories by Volker Braun, first published in German in 2000 ('Das Wirklichgewollte'), set in Italy, eastern Russia, and Brazil: stories about the costs of globalization. Also in this volume:... More > 'Break down power relations', Volker Braun's speech on accepting the Georg Büchner Prize 2000. Trans.: Tom Cheesman. With photographs by Eduardo Paca, from his project 'Social Mobility', about child refugees and asylum seekers in Swansea and other UK cities. All proceeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group. ISBN 978-0-9562409-0-3. Got a UK bank account? Order by email direct from Hafan Books. See our store for more Hafan Books. **More Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
Perilous Kinship (conventional format) By Zafer Şenocak
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Zafer Şenocak (Senocak) has been called the Woody Allen of German novelists. In Perilous Kinship, German and Turkish and Jewish memories of genocide and mutual suspicions are comically fused in... More > a single lackadaisical character. Gefährliche Verwandtschaft has been translated into French, Spanish and Turkish. English by Tom Cheesman. All proceeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group. Conventional format edition (9"x6"/15.2x22.9cm): ISBN 978-0-9562409-4-1. Got a UK bank account? Order by email direct from Hafan Books: t.cheesman@swansea.ac.uk See our store for more Hafan Books. **More Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
Peace By Alhaji Sheku Kamara
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Poems by Alhaji Sheku Kamara, pictures by Mary Hayman, afterword by Tom Cheesman and Sylvie Hoffmann. All proceeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group. ISBN 978-0-9562409-2-7. Got a UK bank... More > account? Order by email direct from Hafan Books. See our store for more Hafan Books. **More Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
Inside the Treacle Well By Gemma Howell
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Darkly comic stories from the Welsh Valleys, by Gemma June Howell. Photographs by Chris Samia. Afterword by Karl Francis. ISBN 978-0-9545147-9-2. All proceeds to Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support... More > Group. Got a UK bank account? Order by email direct from Hafan Books. See our store for more Hafan Books. **More Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less