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    Gwledd/The Feast 

    Jemma L King hails as ‘a triumph’ the first major Welsh-language film to be released in five years

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    The Gododdin: Lament for the Fallen

    Solly Hardwick is impressed by this strikingly personal version of the aftermath of an epic historical battle, which celebrates the poet’s public role of helping readers find solidarity in the collective expression of grief

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    The Trouble With Gloom

    Ed Garland’s riposte to John Barnie on megacities and overpopulation

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    A Line in the World: A Year on the North Sea Coast

    Elaine Margolin admires the acceptance of uncertainty that is at the heart of this travel-based memoir tracing a journey around Skagen Odde peninsula in the far north of Jutland, Denmark

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    Bloom and Bones: A Poetry Conversation Through Colour

    TK Quentin is fascinated by the interplay between colour and our other senses, as revealed by this highly skilled and beautiful collaboration, informed by the neurological condition synaesthesia

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    163 Days

    Beau Longley is impressed and moved by this collection on the medical and philosophical aspects of a young poet’s grave illness

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John Barnie on the chaotic order and tangled underbelly of megacities, and the threat of overpopulation to our survival as a species

PUBLISHED ON: 03/08/22

CATEGORY: Column

John Barnie on the chaotic order and tangled underbelly of megacities, and the threat of overpopulation to our survival as a species

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Morgan Davies loves this inspirational adventure about hope, which encourages children to follow their dreams

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Children's Books, Reviews

Morgan Davies loves this inspirational adventure about hope, which encourages children to follow their dreams

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Morgan Davies praises the original English-language debut novel by Caryl Lewis, an uplifting and tender love story which has mythic elements and a dystopian setting

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Morgan Davies praises the original English-language debut novel by Caryl Lewis, an uplifting and tender love story which has mythic elements and a dys …

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A Ray of Darkness

Pippa Marland finds in this classic female autobiography, endorsed by current international epilepsy neurologists, an unrelenting commitment to honesty

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Pippa Marland finds in this classic female autobiography, endorsed by current international epilepsy neurologists and representing startlingly contemp …

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Painting the Beauty Queens Orange: Women’s Lives in the 70s

Jemma L King, a former Miss Wales finalist, is enchanted to read a prose anthology which explores a quiet revolution of rural entrepreneurship, decimalisation and cultural throwbacks such as the Miss Prestatyn pageant

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Jemma L King, a former Miss Wales finalist, is enchanted to read a prose anthology which explores a quiet revolution of rural entrepreneurship, decima …

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A Mind of Winter: Notes on Exile

As every immigrant knows, Rebecca Ruth Gould writes of the poet Ilya Kaminsky (and other exiles), everything you thought you knew, you have to learn all over again; best cultivate a ‘mind of winter’

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Essays, Memoir

As every immigrant knows, Rebecca Ruth Gould writes of the poet Ilya Kaminsky (and other exiles), everything you thought you knew, you have to learn a …

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That Green Eyed Girl

Suspense and intrigue grip TK Quentin as they read and listen to this moving queer debut novel of suppressed identity, notable for its elegant and sophisticated prose

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Suspense and intrigue grip TK Quentin as they read and listen to this moving queer debut novel of suppressed identity, notable for its elegant and sop …

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The Burning Bracken

JL George judges this meditative chronicle of one woman’s relationship to the rural landscape to be a powerful and worthy addition to the current wave of ecofiction

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

JL George judges this meditative chronicle of one woman’s relationship to the rural landscape to be a powerful and worthy addition to the current wave …

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