Tag Archives: Wales

Up the Mountain

How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn won a National Book Award in 1940. Written by an author of Welsh descent, the well-known story may be familiar to many who have seen the movie by the same name. Once … Continue reading

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Three Ring Circus

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs impressed me as a cross between Lost Horizon and Brigadoon with a touch of The Wizard of Oz. I don’t often read young adult books, but every now and then, I … Continue reading

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Power

Wars of the Roses: Margaret of Anjou by Conn Iggulden is historical fiction based on the life of King Henry VI and his french-born Queen, Margaret. This is a bloody tale of the period when Henry VI was mentally impaired … Continue reading

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