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December was taken up this year with virtual get-togethers, worrying headlines, and widespread attempts to wind it all down for a much needed break. We did, however, note a few fab reviews come in for our titles before the office closed... EXILES BY DÓNALL MAC AMHLAIGH  The first English translation of Mac Amhlaigh Irish classic Exiles has been making many positive waves. Ahead of it's release in the US for spring 2021, Kirkus Reviews featured the title: 'Mac Amlaigh wrote in Irish, and his translator renders the prose as plainspoken as his working-class characters, with hopeful, even romantic moments for Niall and Nano and touches...

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As the year draws to a close, our director Richard Davies shares a few words:   It's been a strange time, and as a small(ish) independent publisher we'd like to thank the UK and Welsh governments for their direct support for culture and commitment to people in 2020, enabling us to invest in new ways of engaging readers and publishing fascinating stories. And as this very odd year closes out, a short card of thanks from us to all the people (readers and writers) who have really engaged in our carnival of voices this year. Diolch yn fawr.    Merry...

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This Autumn, we published the great Irish novel Exiles by Dónall Mac Amhlaigh, translated for the first time into English by Mícheál Ó hAodha. So far, it has been received excellently by readers, academics and reviewers, and is now due to be published in the US in Spring 2021.  Dónall Mac Amhlaigh (1926-1989) was one of the most important Irish-language writers of the 20th century. A native of County Galway, he is best known for his novels and short stories concerning the lives of the more than half-a-million Irish people who left Ireland for post-war Britain. Here's a selection of some of...

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We take a look at some of the high praise being dished out to our Parthian titles this month.

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Was awoken in the night several times by Edith trying to get up and her alarm going off. The nurses would always come straight away.

Rosa and Susan were on today, and I heard them whispering. ‘They always try and get up at the end…’

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