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Capel Sion

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Caradoc Evans is perhaps the most controversial writer Wales has ever produced. His first book, "My People," met with outrage from the pulpit and the popular press, was banned in Cardiff, but also earned Evans comparison with Zola, Joyce, and Lawrence. In Capel Sion, Evans returned to h
Paperback, 112 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by Seren
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I wish I could honestly say I enjoy Caradoc Evans' writing. I feel like my emotions get in the way with Caradoc's work, though. I find him inflammatory, reductive, insensitive... And yet, I know that he was one of the fathers of Welsh writing in English, that his style is amazing and his manipulation of the English language masterful for someone who didn't speak it as his native tongue. I know that he was trying to free Wales of what he saw as parasites.

I still can't enjoy his work.

I enjoyed Cap
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