Looking for Welsh novels to read this summer? What about these five new titles by Welsh authors and publishers!
Dadeni by Ifan Morgan Jones – Lolfa – £9.99
Book of the month for June 2017 on the Welsh Books Councils website!
An exciting fantasy novel which moves from rural Wales to the turmoil of the Assembly in Cardiff and to the Tower of London, peppered with a generous dollop of Welsh history and culture.
Cwlwm Creulon by Eiddwen Jones – Atebol £6.99
Historical novel based in nineteenth-century Flintshire and Cumbria. The deceit and dishonesty suffered by Phoebe Hughes, a maid at Caeau Gwylltion farm, continue to plague her family in an unexpected and harrowing way.
Pry ar y Wal by Eigra Lewis Roberts – Gomer £8.99
A gripping novel set in a normal village in North Wales, where the lives of the local people are shaken by the return of Owen Myfyr Owen, who threatens to share everyone’s secrets. ‘This is Eigra at her best…’ Manon Rhys.
Fabula gan Llyr Gwyn Lewis – Lolfa £8.99
Buenos Aires, Rome, Dublin, Barcelona, Kyoto, Aberystwyth and the Vale of Glamorgan: these are some of the locations visited in this volume, as the reader is transported on journeys that hover between history and reality. In the world of the Fabula, fiction can become truth, and fact may become a dream.
Llif Coch Awst by Hywel Griffiths – Barddas £8.95
A comprehensive collection of the poems of crowned and chaired bard Hywel Griffits, comprising poems about Wales, its land and climate, its communities, history and myths.
These books are available from the publishers, the Welsh Books Councils Website and at your local book shop.
Don’t forget to email your book reviews to email@example.com and if you have suggestions for other good books, please let us know! Happy reading!