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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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Biography, News, Translation -

One of Parthian's values is promoting quality works in translation. The translation process inherently involves the best type of collaboration between author, translator and publisher. An excellent recent example of this process is the new biography of Sean O Riordain, an Irish-language poet who reached prominence in the 20th century.

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A Raid Over Berlin, BBC The One Show, bestseller, news, Second World War, Survival Story, WWII -

A Raid Over Berlin becomes an overnight bestseller after last night's BBC The One Show Feature and flies to Amazon No 1!‘I could see that still no one had been able to get out from the cockpit. It must have been at this moment that I thought I was going to die because I became remarkably calm’.Buy A Raid Over Berlin from our online store Trapped inside a burning Lancaster bomber, 20,000 feet above Berlin, airman John Martin consigned himself to his fate and turned his thoughts to his fiancée back home. In a miraculous turn of events, however, the twenty-one...

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Events, News, Parthian Books -

A great launch for Labour Country at Octavo's, Cardiff Bay last night. Thanks to all who came and had us running around for chairs, and the wonderful talk between Dai Smith and Daryl Leeworthy. £20 for a perfect hardback festive gift from our popular new Modern Wales series. If you missed them, get to the Redhouse, Methyr Tydfill for the second launch at 11am this Saturday 17 November. Thanks to the artist Kevin Sinnott for the cover artwork and to Peter Finch for the featured image of Daryl (left) and Dai (right) from the night. The Modern Wales series is...

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Cardiff, João Morais, News, Reviews, Short Stories, Things that Make the Heart Beat Faster, travel, Wales -

‘Morais is right; if we have lived in a place long enough, we all know a Kung Fu or two. We probably know a Pavement Poet as well – highly educated immigrants who have gone through hell to get here […], only to find themselves treated with contempt by the likes of the obnoxious Jolyon […] Less familiar to some, perhaps may be the other characters that people Morais’ acutely observed stories: drug-dealers, users, people who are in- or just out-of or just-about-to-go-into-jail, rogue families, scary hardmen and vile, predatory males who present themselves as Nice Guys. […]' 'This turning-around...

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