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Ysbryd yr Oes by Mari Williams
‘Ysbryd yr Oes’ by Mari Williams tells two parallel stories: it is the story of John Penry, Cefn Brith, Montgomeryshire, the Puritan, and the modern story of John Williams, a history teacher at a secondary school in the Cardiff area. Set in a time of crisis in both their lives, this novel was the winner of the 2018 Daniel Owen Prize at the National Eisteddfod.
There is something seasonal in the air for Ruthin Library Reading Group when they meet on December the 12th at 7.30. This month’s book is Tove Jansson’s “A Winter Book”.
Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the 20th century, this translated selection provides a showcase of Tove Jansson’s prose, scattered with insights and home truths.
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Ann Jones AM will be holding her next surgery at Prestatyn Library on Friday 7th December, 4.00 – 5.00 and at Rhyl Library on Saturday 8th December, 10.00 – 11.00.
To make an appointment please call 01745 332813.
The Welsh language reading group “Llyfr a Llymed” will be meeting again on the 26th November at 7.30. This month’s books are:
Cysgodion Cam – Ioan Kid
It’s 1969 and Gwyn Philips is on the cusp of adulthood. It’s a big year and Wales is changing, but Gwyn is ready. An accidental meeting fifty years later reminds him of a scandal, a deception and long-kept secrets. But do the events of 1969 tell the whole story and will Gwyn have to remember things he’d long repressed?
Fel Edefyn Gwe – Siân Rees
School days … best days of your life? When travelling up the A470 to a school reunion, Megan is not sure what to expect. Are old friends now but strangers who share some of the memories, would it not be better for her to turn back for Cardiff? But on the other hand, she has the urge to hear more about the circumstances of the death of one of her former teachers …