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2018, Fiction, News, Wales -

One of our guiding principles at Parthian is to prepare a new generation of publishers. Molly Holborn interned with us earlier this year, and it was clear she had the skill set and work ethic to excel in publishing. Turns out, Molly she was also concerned in shaping the next generation...

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2018, blogtour, bookblog, mystery, News, The Golden Orphans -

If you have any sort of presence on social media you have most likely come across a mauve, yellow and peach coloured post with a girl on a swing. Gary Raymond is on a blogtour with his newest novel, the literary thriller The Golden Orphans, published this summer.  On this virtual tour, a number of book bloggers help Raymond spread the word of his new novel, either by reading and reviewing it, as seen on Everywhere and Nowhere, or they use their blogs to host guest posts by Raymond himself, as on Novel Delights' most recent post, a discussion of what makes a...

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2018, Author tour, Griff Rhys Jones, insufficiently Welsh, News -

Griff Rhys Jones visits Australia and New Zealand. The multi-talented author, comedian, actor and television presenter will read from his work Insufficiently Welshan autobiographical work that shows us Griff on a quest for his Welsh roots.

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2018, Frankfurt Bookfair, Gary Raymond, news, The Golden Orphans, Translation -

Throughout the summer, we've seen Gary Raymond’s new suspense novel The Golden Orphans get a great reception from reviewers and readers alike. Jeff Noon of The Spectator called it “intense, unnerving and brilliant” while The Bookseller described it as “Shades of the Talented Mr. Ripley". The Golden Orphans is set in warm, dry Cyprus, but its story is chilling. The old painter Francis Benthem leads a secluded existence funded by his wealthy patron, the Russian gangster Illy Prostakov, whose recurring dream Benthem has to capture through his art. Bethem dies suddenly, and one fellow painter, our narrator, shows up to...

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2018, Authors, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Fiction, karmele jaio, News, Women in Translation -

Our intern Ann went to the Edinburgh International Book Festival to represent Parthian Books. In this blogpost she describes her experience of the festival and gives a brief summary of the insightful discussion between authors Karmele Jaio (Her Mother's Hands) and Brian Conaghan (The Weight of a Thousand Feathers) on their books about children who must take care of their parents.

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