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Collected stories of Gwyn Jones.
Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1998.
vi, 414 p. ; 22 cm.
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Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1998.
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Stories originally published between 1945 and 1953.
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" . . . Descriptively, he can be brilliantly effective at evoking the natural world . . . and the tensions between men and women, the emotional shifts and recriminations, are often powerfully convincing." Planet
" . . . models of English prose." Meic Stephens, Western Mail
"This book confirms that Gwyn Jones, a critic and scholar with an international reputation, also deserves his status as creative writer of major significance." Western Mail
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Jones's stories have that essential quality of arousing in the reader the desire to know what happens next. Set in two very different regions of Wales, they portray with disciplined artistry a world where cruelty & kindness exist side by side.
Table of Contents
Introduction (from Selected Short Stories, 1974)p. 1
The Pitp. 7
The Buttercup Fieldp. 28
A Man after God's Own Heartp. 38
All We Like Sheepp. 44
Kittensp. 50
Shacki Thomasp. 58
Ora Pro Boscisp. 65
The Dreamersp. 73
A Night at Galon-Uchafp. 82
Gwydion Mathrafalp. 91
The Passionate Peoplep. 101
Their Bonds are Loosed from Abovep. 111
Take Us the Little Foxesp. 120
The Green Islandp. 131
The Still Watersp. 188
Bad Bloodp. 194
Shining Mornp. 198
A White Birthdayp. 202
Four in a Valleyp. 207
The Prisonersp. 214
Down in the Forest Something Stirredp. 237
Guto Fewelp. 247
Goronwy's House of Goldp. 258
Shepherd's Heyp. 268
The Brute Creationp. 299
Old Agep. 307
Copyp. 317
All on a Summer's Dayp. 328
Two Womenp. 337
A Death on Sisterslandp. 363
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