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Our collection of books written in English language or containing translations into English.
The legacy of post-Soviet societies, the historical and contemporary status of women in the region, and visible influences from other literatures and cultures make Latgalian poetry a must-read for all interested in the art of poetry.
‘an astonishing piece of scholarship… fascinating’ – Bruce Kent
Cyril Pearce’s long-awaited study of resistance to the First World War in communities in England, Scotland and Wales.
Selected by Nick Dow
Musical notation by Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
With notes by Steve Gardham
The Hammond and Gardiner manuscripts are amongst the most important nineteenth-century collections of English folk song.
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A Speech of Birds brings together poems of place and time, tracing the course of a calendar year with its epiphanies and losses.
This is joy – to be a bird, passing through the sky where a storm left forceful peace.
This is death – to close your eyes, to hear the silence as when the music begins.
Contains the most beautiful prose I’ve ever read in Catalan
Anna Murià, novelist and translator
In this first Selection of Clementina Arderiu’s work to be published in English, we encounter a Catalan poet who is both classic and startlingly modern.
“A haiku is so short that it gives you no time to reflect. It’s just an impression. I don’t want to talk about grand emotions in a world full of washing machines. No lyrical images. Only punches. ”
– Dolors Miquel
Aleko Shugladze’s novel is a complex mixture of autobiography, crime, drama and comedy that creates a mesmerising and mysterious story of what we hide and what we choose to reveal.
All That We Hide is a bestselling novel in Georgia and has been translated into English and German.
- FeaturedLanguage, Lesser Used Languages of Europe, Scottish Gaelic £30.00
This is the first comprehensive anthology of the Gaelic literature of Scotland, from the early Middle Ages to the present day.
Home is like a different time, first published in Galician in 2011, is widely regarded as one of the most significant novels to engage with Galicia’s centuries-long history of emigration.
L’orella de l’eternitat / The Ear of Eternity is a striking collection of poetry in Catalan with translations into English, that explores the world of the Catalan exile.
A poem in Cornish
Available in April 2019
Tim Saunders has brought us a poem of love and loss in which myth strives to give shape to unbearable memory.
In People Like Us you will wander through Latvia meeting Livonian characters as they struggle with the burdens and responsibilities of their language and heritage. You will explore ancient lands and lands yet to be discovered.
Available 8 March 2019
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Music and literature have always been closely connected in Ireland – to an extent perhaps unknown in other western European literatures.
The Promontory People tells the story of the ancient Cornish people as it has never been told before, using up-to-date archaeological, archaeo-linguistic and genetic research.