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Browse our Bookcase, selected annually by the Exchange as a window to recent Welsh literary works which we recommend for translation.
'What a magnificent book this is: vast in its range, keen in its passions, brilliant in its styles,' Robert Macfarlane
‘McGuinness writes of the other country of childhood with Proustian élan and Nabokovian delight, but his version of the past is entirely his own.’ John Banville
‘The countryside is rarely excavated with the panache of Cynan Jones in this dark, tense and vital short novel.’ The Guardian
‘A profound orphic journey – one which asks you to travel through the traffic, to listen and look again.’ Carol Watts
Llŷr Gwyn Lewis
'A novel which attempts to document a period of great change… a period only now explored by a writer with such intimacy and honesty.' Taliesin
‘This powerful novel takes us on a journey to some of Europe’s darkest and most dangerous corners.’ Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan
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