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  • Shout Kernow Book Cover

    Shout Kernow

    , , £19.99
    With two CDs containing 31 songs recorded live in pubs across Cornwall

    A lively collection of words, tunes and harmonies with the background to the songs, singers and venues.

  • England Arise book cover

    England, Arise!

    , £5.00
    With a preface by Cyril Pearce

    The story of the Socialist Conscientious Objectors of the First World War  – and the women who supported them.

  • Lancelot Ribeiro book cover

    Lancelot Ribeiro

    , £20.00

    An exploration of the work of Lancelot Ribeiro, one of the most original of the Indian artists who settled in Britain after the Second World War.

  • Wave Hub, New Poetry From Cornwall

    Wave Hub

    , , £12.00

    Cornwall is at the hub of the Celtic Sea, and this collection of new poetry celebrates the best verse to emerge from there in recent times.

  • The Commissar Vanishes Book Cover

    The Commissar Vanishes

    £19.99
    New edition, enlarged and revised including 118 new images

    Sinister, tragic and often farcical, the images reproduced in this book draw the reader into a world of political surrealism that offers a harsh warning from the past about what is still happening in the present.

  • Mrs English & Other Women

    Mrs English

    , £9.99

    A new collection of poetry by D.M.Thomas explores erotic memories, from his first sexual ejaculation (of a kind) at five to a brief appearance of Eros in a cancer clinic at seventy-seven.

  • The Polar North Book Cover

    Polar North

    £20.00

    Stephen Leonard set off on a journey to document the language and spoken traditions of a small group of Inuit living in a remote corner of north-west Greenland. This group call themselves the Inugguit (the ‘big people’) and they speak an exceedingly complex language understood by few outsiders. The Inugguit number 700 and live in the northern most permanently inhabited place in the world, occupying four different settlements scattered across an area the size of Germany. Leonard lived with the Inugguit for 12 months, learning their language and living their way of life, not leaving the region at any point. As a teenager, Leonard had read about the Inugguit through the accounts of the explorer, Sir Wally Herbert who lived in the region in the early 1970s and who had been a motivation for his journey.

  • This Fair land - An Anthology of Maltese Literature

    This Fair Land

    , , £25.00
    With a foreword by Oliver Friggieri

    This Fair Land is a comprehensive collection of around 200 texts in Maltese accompanied by new translations into English.

  • Bewnans Peran Play

    Bewnans Peran

    , £4.50

    Bewnans Peran [The Life of St Piran] celebrates the life and deeds of the patron saint of Cornwall, Saint Piran.

  • The Body's Reason – Poems in Catalan

    The Body’s Reason

    , £9.99

    The Body’ Reason is the first book by Catalan poet Mari-Mercè Marçal to be translated into English. She is a key figure in Catalan poetry of the post-Franco era, who was actively engaged in the transition to democracy and the emergence of a feminist movement in Spain. Hers is a uniquely challenging voice expressing a distinctive Catalan gendered perspective.

  • Fifty love Poems Book Cover

    Fifty Love Poems

    , £9.99
    With a preface by Helena Buffery

    Fifty Love Poems is a collection of fifty poems about love in its various guises, ranging from erotic love and tenderness for missing loved ones to the passion for life and writing.

  • Richard G. Jenkin – A Great Son of Cornwall

    Richard G. Jenkin – A Great Son of Cornwall

    , £12.50

    From the 1950s through to the 1990s, Richard Jenkin was at the very centre of Cornish cultural and political life and an important figure in the revival of Cornish consciousness. This book features examples of Jenkin’s writings, both poetry and prose, and reminiscences and tributes from personal friends and colleagues as well as original essays about various aspects of his work for Cornwall and the wider Celtic world.

  • Wilkie Collins, The Lighthouse book cover

    The Lighthouse

    £9.99
    With an introduction by Andrew Gasson and Caroline Radcliffe
    Foreword by P.D.James

    This is the first printed, English edition of The Lighthouse. The volume transcribes the version licensed for the Olympic Theatre in 1857 which includes the ‘Prologue’ and the ‘Song of the Wreck’ contributed by Dickens.

  • Charles Causley Theatre Works Book Cover

    Charles Causley

    , , £14.99

    This collection of plays sheds new light on Charles Causley’ literary work and reveals him to be a fine playwright with an important place in British theatrical history.

  • Campaigning for the Vote Book Cover

    Campaigning for the Vote

    , , £14.99

    Campaigning for the Vote tells, in her own words, the efforts of a working suffragist to convert the men and women of England to the cause of women’s suffrage.

  • From Bow to Biennale

    From Bow to Biennale

    , £30.00

    REVISED WITH NEWLY DISCOVERED MATERIAL

    This revised edition includes exciting new material that has emerged since the publication of the first edition, partly due to the East London Group website (www.eastlondongroup.co.uk) and personal contacts.