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Proud and Savage Land

4.35 of 5 stars 4.35  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 406 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Blorenge Books
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I really enjoyed reading parts of this book and then at other times I felt it went off at a tangent and I found it quite hard to keep up with and had to push to keep reading through that in places. It's very dense!

I really appreciated the literary descriptions and insight into the historical context in which the book is set - providing very vivid images and insight into the lives of the children in the Welsh coalmines. Having been bought up in South West Wales as a child and visited some of the
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Anglo-Welsh writer born to an army family in what was then Ceylon.

After retiring from the army he adopted Wales as home and began to write of the country and its history. His first, and best-known novel, the Rape of the Fair Country (first in the Mortymer Trilogy) was a million selling best-seller in its day.
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