Geraint Goodwin





Geraint Goodwin


Born
in Llanllwchaiarn, The United Kingdom
May 01, 1903

Died
October 10, 1941

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Arthur Geraint Goodwin was an English language novelist and short story writer from Wales.

Goodwin was diagnosed with tuberculosis in 1930 and out of his experience this the disease came his first novel: Call Back Yesterday (1935). He was offered a 2-book contract with Cape following the success of his first novel which prompted Goodwin to move to Hertfordshire to become a full-time writer. His most acclaimed work was the tragedy and farcical comedy: The Heyday in the Blood (1936.)

Come Michaelmas (1939) was Goodwin's final novel. He died in 1941 aged 38 from further complications of his TB.

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The Heyday in the Blood

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The shearing and other stories

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“Siarad Cymraeg?" said Old Shacob.
"He wants to know if you speak Welsh," said the surveyor.
"NO!" yelled the official at the old man before him.
"Tamn it all; his language, man!" shouted Dan. "What you expect in Wales - Chinese, or what?!”
Geraint Goodwin, The Heyday in the Blood