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Carys Davies

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Carys Davies is the author of a novel, West, which was shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize, runner-up for the McKitterick Prize, and winner of the Wales Book of the Year for Fiction. She is also the author of two collections of short stories, Some New Ambush and The Redemption of Galen Pike, which won the 2015 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. She lives in Edinburgh.

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West

3.72 avg rating — 3,205 ratings — published 2018 — 24 editions
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The Redemption of Galen Pike

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Some New Ambush

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The Travellers and Other St...

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“He began to feel that he might have broken his life on this journey, that he should have stayed at home with the small and the familiar instead of being out here with the large and the unknown.”
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“Sometimes, to encourage himself, he laid his mouth against its soft, leaflike ears and whispered, “Remember, there are no gods. We have ourselves and nothing else.” As he headed”
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