A Perennial Story | A. G. Rivett

A. G. Rivett

When my first novel, the Seaborne, was published, it was the culmination of a lifetime. But how closely a book about another world would relate to contemporary circumstances in this world, and how the various influences of a lifetime were to play out, I was not to know until in retrospect.I was brought up on […]

Thursday Review: Sorrow for Thy Sons – Gwyn Thomas | Ray Noyes

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Yet another fabulous Gwyn Thomas read. One of his earliest novels, set in the depression years in the Rhondda, it was thought too powerful for tender-hearted readers and turned down repeatedly by publishers who thought it would literally sicken readers. But what a read!  It was eventually published posthumously by his wife in 1986. He […]