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Browse our Bookcases, selected annually by the Exchange as a window to recent Welsh literary works which we recommend for translation.
'A milestone in contemporary Welsh prose.' BBC Wales
Deborah Kay Davies
Wales Book of the Year Award 2009
'A spellbinding fable about male self-destructiveness and the effects of war on those who return home.' The Financial Times
Oxfam Hay Emerging Writer of the Year
Wiliam Owen Roberts
'Another reason to celebrate the thriving state of the novel in Wales.' BBC Radio Wales
'Lloyd Jones's use of language and emotion is second to none in contemporary Welsh literature.' The Independent
'A blend of magic, detective tale and bildungsroman.' The Financial Times
Damian Walford Davies
'Walford Davies is adept at noticing things and transforming them in the process of rendering into something rich and strange.' Planet
Part thriller, part dystopic vision of the future.
Siân Melangell Dafydd
National Eisteddfod Literature Medal 2009
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