Set in a future world that has banned religion in the aftermath of cataclysmic wars, Carole Hailey’s The Book of Jem portrays the implosion of an isolated rural community when a young woman arrives at the village and claims to have been sent by God. Hailey’s future world is drawn in fairly broad strokes – […]
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Just So You Know: Essays of Experience

Jacob Powell finds that these essays on difference and sameness redefine notions of centre, periphery and Welshness, all in a highly positive way

PUBLISHED ON: 28/07/20

CATEGORY: Reviews

What does it mean to be marginalised? While the term itself is eschewed by some contributors, this is the question that the essay collection Just So Y …

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Kelley Mckenna reviews ‘Love’, a novel by Hanne Ørstavik

Kelley Mckenna

PUBLISHED ON: 25/03/18

CATEGORY: Audio review

Kelley Mckenna reviews ‘Love’, a novel by Hanne Ørstavik, published by Archipelago. New Welsh Review’s multimedia programme is sponsored by Aberystwyt …

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