Issue 59,

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New Welsh Review 59, Spring 2003


Editorial:


Imaginative Landscapes (Francesca Rhydderch)
My sentimental attachment to the books of my childhood has, I admit it, as much to do with the memories of my young, unformed self as it does with anything else. Up until a couple of months ago, I jealously guarded any and every book I had ever owned, even those small Enid Blyton paperbacks about boarding-school girls who inhabited a world far removed from mine. Years later, when they had fallen to pieces after one re-reading too many, still I kept them. Sometimes I would pull a sellotaped favourite down off the shelf and marvel at the orangey-brown tinge taken on by the paper in the intervening twenty-odd years. Who was I when I read these, I wondered? What was I about? read more...

Features

The Liminal Zone of the Road by Duncan Campbell
Duncan Campbell takes a trip along the M25 with Iain Sinclair's London Orbital.
Left Historic by Dai Smith
An article looking at the life and work of Eric Hobsbawm from the perspective of Wales.
The Lingering Influence of Childhood Migrations by Sarah Broughton
Sarah Broughton talks to the award-winning author Maggie O'Farrell about her work and her life as a writer.
High Time by Shelagh Hourahane
A consideration of the recent boom in visual arts publishing in Wales.
A Writer's Diary by Sheenagh Pugh
On writing prose, finding a publisher and being shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize.
Bookmark by Amanda Hopkinson
Finding space at home for 14,000 books.

Fiction

Resolution by Roger Granelli
Novel Extract

Boxes by Lynne Rees
The Way Things Are by Craig Osborne
Drowning by Ruth M. Harris

Poems

Poems by :
Carrie Etter
Joyce Herbert
Sheenagh Pugh
Lloyd Robson
Anna Wigley

Reviews


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Published by Parthian
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Reviewed by Kirsti Bohata
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Published by Cape
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Reviewed by Sean Burke
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Reviewed by Paul Ferris
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Reviewed by Grahame Davies
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Reviewed by Nathalie Wourm
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Reviewed by Ivan Phillips
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Published by Parthian
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Reviewed by Ivan Phillips
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Published by University of Wales Press
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Reviewed by Richard Poole
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Reviewed by Richard Poole
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Published by University of Wales Press
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Reviewed by Katie Gramich
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Reviewed by Katie Gamich
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Reviewed by Peter Finch
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Reviewed by Rowan O'Neill
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Reviewed by Tony Padfield
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