Cyril Jones July 13, 2018

Mick Paynter is left-handed, has always had “a Cornish orientation,” used to be a bolshie trade unionist, doesn’t drive a car and still hitch-hikes occasionally. These facts illuminate and inform a great deal of the content of this bilingual collection by a rebel poet of many causes. His introduction displays the zealousness characteristic of many learners of lesser-used languages: “I love it… it carries in it the soul of Cornwall,” he writes. For Welsh speakers,…

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