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  • The Way Back Poems in Sami
    Out of stock

    In an increasingly globalised world, indigenous societies like the Sámi are losing their connections with nature, their land despoiled by intrusive development, traditional livelihoods becoming part of the tourist industry.

  • Displaced by War Book Cover

    During the First World War, June 1915 to December 1919, Gertrude Powicke spent time with the Society of Friends for their relief efforts in France, then Poland, working among the civilian victims of war. She recorded events, people and experiences and her reactions to them, for her family’s benefit, but also as an act of analysis and self-examination.

  • National Minority by Alan M. Kent Book Cover

    It is 1901 – the dawn of the twentieth century. In the library of a remote country house in Cornwall the noted antiquarian and Celtic revivalist Edward Cardew is about to make a remarkable discovery.

  • The Wanton Seed
    Originally selected and edited by Frank Purslow
    Revised by Malcolm Douglas and Steve Gardham with notes by Steve Gardham

    The Hammond and Gardiner manuscripts are amongst the most important nineteenth-century collections of English folk song.
    REPRINTING – Copies expected June 2019

  • Grains of Gold, Occitan Book

    Grains of Gold brings together for the first time an extensive selection of Occitan literature with English translations from the tenth to the twenty-first centuries.

  • Shout Kernow Book Cover
    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
    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

    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

    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
    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

    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

    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
    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 [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’ 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
    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.