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  • Strike For A Kingdom
    Strike For A Kingdom (English, Paperback) Menna Gallie

    A Honno Classic, first published in 1959, this unusual, highly praised novel is set in the coal-mining valleys of Wales at a time of near-starvation. After a much-hated mine manager is found dead, suspense and suspicion grow among the miners, men who, despite their poverty, abound with humour and warmth. The tension grows until the truth about the killing is discovered by one of the miners' own...

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  • The Small Mine
    The Small Mine (English, Paperback) Menna Gallie

    One of the few novels to merge from, and concern itself with, the industrial communities of the South Wales valleys. Here the lives of the mining community and its women are vividly portrayed as they struggle to come to terms with the death of a young miner, a loss which is unhappily a common occurence. Yet for all its tragic subject matter, Gallie's tale also conveys the warmth and gusto of the...

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  • You're Welcome To Ulster
    You're Welcome To Ulster (English, Paperback) Menna Gallie

    First published in 1970, this was one of the very first novels confronting the 'troubles' in Northern Ireland, while also exploring the movement towards sexual freedom in the 1960s and 1970s. Written by a Welsh writer who lived in Northern Ireland for many years, it brings a uniquely Welsh perspective to the tragedy unfolding on its pages and is written with Menna Gallie's trademark wit and...

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  • Travels With A Duchess
    Travels With A Duchess (English, Paperback) Menna Gallie

    Just how much trouble can a Welsh Shirley Valentine get herself into? Deliciously funny, acerbic and honest, Travels with a Duchess tells the story of Innes Gibson, who, during a visit to Yugoslavia in the 1960s loses her clothes, her inhibitions and her head! First published in 1968, this popular Honno classic is now available in a brand new edition which will be enjoyed by old fans and new...

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  • Honno Classics: Strike for a Kingdom
    Honno Classics: Strike for a Kingdom (English, Paperback) Menna Gallie

    A Honno Classic, first published in 1959, this unusual, highly praised crime novel is set in the coal-mining valleys of Wales at a time of near-starvation. After a much-hated mine manager is found dead, suspense and suspicion grow among the miners, men who, despite their poverty, abound with humour and warmth. The tension grows until the truth about the killing is discovered by one of the miners'...

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  • Travels with a Duchess (English, Paperback) Menna Gallie

    First published by Gollancz in 1968 - a delicious Welsh version of Shirley Valentine. Innes Gibson visits the former Yugoslavia and loses her clothes, her inhibitions and her head.

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  • The Small Mine (English, Paperback) Menna Gallie

    One of the few novels to merge from, and concern itself with, the industrial communites of he South Wales valleys. Here the lives of the mining community and its women are vividly portrayed as they struggle to come to terms with the death of a young miner, a loss which is unhappily a common occurence. Yet for all its tragic subject matter, it also conveys the warmth and gusto of the community's...

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