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Book of the Month - August 2009

Mrs D`Silva`s Detective Instincts and the Shaitan of Calcutta

Glen Peters

Parthian Books

In a hugely enjoyable read, Glen Peters recaptures the tastes and atmospheres of 1960s India with a vivid and engaging novel of recipes and murder, intrigue and romance.

ISBN: 9781906998011

Rowan`s Rule - The Biography of the Archbishop
A compelling portrait of this controversial and complex figure, written with his cooperation. By Rupert Shortt.

Clear Red Water - Welsh Devolution and Socialist Politics
A timely examination of the devolution process and Welsh Labour`s socialist roots and future. By Nick Davies and Darren Williams with a foreword by Paul Flynn MP.

Grace, Tamar and Laszlo the Beatiful
[Winner: Wales Book of the Year 2009.] Set in the eastern valley of South Wales from 1970 to the present day, this collection of short stories relates the history of Grace and Tamar: their volatile childhood and dubious maturity. It is half-fantasy, half social history. By Deborah Kay Davies.

Soothing Music for Stray Cats
Flooded with warmth and humanity, this debut novel looks at friendship, altruism, songwriting and Samurai philosophy. By Jayne Joso.

The Red & The White - The Story of England v. Wales Rugby
An enthralling history stretching from Henry Taylor`s opening score for England in 1881 to Mike Phillips` s match winning try for Wales at Twickenham in 2008. By rugby journalist and historian Huw Richards.

The Love Letters of Dylan Thomas - The Edge of Love
A collection of Dylan Thomas`s letters to the many women in his life; containing some of his most beautiful and lyrical writing.