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Deborah Kay Davies started writing and publishing when she was a mature student and taught Creative Writing at Cardiff University. Her first collection of stories, Grace, Tamar and Laszlo the Beautiful, won the 2009 Wales Book of the Year Award. She has also published a collection of poems, Things You Think I Don’t Know. She lives in Wales.
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New Welsh Short Stories
Maria Donovan - 2016-02-22 (first published in 2015)
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The best of contemporary Welsh short-story writing, New Welsh Short Stories offers a wide-ranging view of a country from new and established writers including Stevie Davies, Trezza Azzopardi, Joe Dunthorne, Cynan Jones, Deborah Kay Davies and Rachel Trezise. Stories range from the personal to the universal; from the streets of urban south Wales to ...
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Grace, Tamar and Laszlo the Beautiful
Deborah Kay Davies - 2019-02-24
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Part novel, part fantasy, part social history, this collection of short stories set in the valleys of South Wales follows the lives of two sisters, Grace and Tamar. As these dark, universal stories detail their volatile sibling rivalry—on several occasions they almost kill each other—their disruptive coming of age, and dubious maturity, they expres...
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Reasons She Goes to the Woods
LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014
Deborah Davies - 2014-02-06
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An alternative cover edition for this ISBN can be found herePearl can be very, very good. More often she is very, very bad. But she’s just a child, a mystery to all who know her. A little girl who has her own secret reasons for escaping to the nearby woods. What might those reasons be? And how can she feel so at home in the dark, sinister, sensual ...
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Rarebit
2013-12-12
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Waterstones Welsh Book of the Month January 2014 Celebrating Parthian's 21st birthday in 2014, this beautiful limited edition anthology of twenty one contemporary stories offers a kaleidoscope of identities, perspectives and settings which encapsulate much that is vibrant and exciting about modern Welsh short fiction.Featuring established and prize...
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Grace, Tamar and Laszlo the Beautiful
Deborah Kay Davies - 2010-04-01 (first published in 2009)
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Part novel, part fantasy, part social history, this collection of short stories set in the valleys of South Wales follows the lives of two sisters, Grace and Tamar. As these dark, universal stories detail their volatile sibling rivalry—on several occasions they almost kill each other—their disruptive coming of age, and dubious maturity, they expres...
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Tirzah and the Prince of Crows
Deborah Kay Davies - 2019-06-06
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From the award-winning author of Reasons She Goes to the Woods comes a piercing novel that questions who decides who we becomeSet in a remote valley in Wales, this is 1974, and Tirzah is sixteen, pretty, witty and wise. Brought up in a staunchly religious family, she has lived a sheltered life. But then she meets a boy. As she begins to struggle ag...
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Things You Think I Don't Know
Deborah Kay Davies - 2006-11-01
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Creating a fabulous mix of the strange and the familiar, these poems offer unforgettable images: a weird hole opens in front of M & S; a heron lays a giant egg on a bed; a routine cytology test reveals the utterly unexpected. Beginning with the world we know, the poems transport us to a place beyond the bizarre and fantastic, a place hilarious and ...
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True Things About Me
A Novel
Deborah Kay Davies - 2011-07-05 (first published in 2010)
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One ordinary afternoon in a nameless town, a nameless young woman is at work in a benefits office. Ten minutes later, she is in an underground parking lot, slammed up against a wall, having sex with a stranger.What made her do this? How can she forget him? These are questions the young woman asks herself as she charts her deepening erotic obsession...
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D�liquescence
Deborah Kay Davies - 2012-08-22
Un apres-midi ordinaire, une jeune femme est a son poste de travail dans un centre social. Elle recoit un homme fraichement sorti de prison. Dix minutes plus tard, elle se retrouve dans le parking souterrain, en train de faire l'amour brutalement avec cet inconnu. Cet acte declenche chez elle un processus d'autodestruction. Ils se revoient et s'emb...
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Sing, Sorrow, Sorrow
Dark and Chilling Tales
Gwen Davies - 2010-10-01
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Sing Sorrow Sorrow is a chilling collection of supernatural myth and otherworldly horror stories from some of Wales’ most exciting new and established authors.From the dark waters of the Styx to the circling birds of the Mabinogion, from the lonely house to cities of the mind, the contemporary stories in Sing Sorrow Sorrow grow out of European folk...