The 1950s: a time of turmoil and social change. In a small north Wales town two teenagers, Ifan and Gwen, find themselves at odds with the established order. Their parents, wearied by the hardship of a world war, appear resigned to the death of the language, the constant emigration in search of work and the drowning of Tryweryn. Welsh politicians appear powerless.
But a new generation walks these hills.
A Welsh Dawn was launched at the Gŵyl Arall in Caernarfon
on Sunday July 20th. 2014
Dafydd Wigley, Mari Gwilym and Gareth Thomas
‘A book that should be on everyone’s reading list.’
'This is an epic novel in every sense of the word. In it I rediscovered
parts of myself.’
'The book is
highly readable, written with humour and perception - a significant
achievement. It deserves to be widely read.'
Wigley, Daily Post
‘A captivating novel: wonderful
descriptions, exciting characters and political intrigue all interwoven
skilfully by the author’
‘A beautifully developed story of emerging identity, both personal and
Guy Slater, Stage and Television Director
‘I see a film in the making."
The Welsh Agenda
A Welsh Dawn is available from Welsh bookshops. I urge you to support your local independent bookshop if you have one. If you don't, the incomparable Palas Print in Caernarfon offers a postal service 01286 674631. Ask for Eirian or Selwyn. If you prefer a south Wales shop then the Cowbridge Book Shop offers a postal service. Ring 01446 775105 and ask for Ross.
Failing that you can order direct from Y Lolfa, the publishers (www.ylolfa.com).
and Packaging is free to UK addresses.
Readers from overseas will be
charged at 20% (£1.95) for Post and Packaging.
The book is distributed
in the USA by Dufour Editions