The Island of Apples

Author(s): Glyn Jones

Language: English

Genre(s): Welsh and Celtic Studies Literary Criticism

  • May 2011 · 292pages · 198x129mm

  • ·Paperback - 9780708324295
  • · eBook - epub - 9781783161270
  • · eBook - mobi - 9781783161287
  • · eBook - pdf - 9781783161263

About The Book

The Island of Apples is a brilliant study of a pre-adolescent boy’s romantic imagination and dangerous enthralment, set vividly in the south Wales of Methyr Tydfil and Carmarthen in the early twentieth century

Endorsements

" I found my self unexpectedly hooked by the Island of Apples - I became increasingly beguiled by its haunting quality." New York Herald Tribune " An iridescent story." New York Times " The novel, like all true works of art, grows more important with time - it is a remarkable piece of work, sustained and controlled." Leslie Norris, Dictionary of Literary Biography

About the Author(s)

Glyn Jones

Glyn Jones was a Welsh poet, novelist and literary historian. He served as Chairman and President of the Welsh Academy’s English language section.

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