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Boys of Gold

by George Brinley Evans - £8.99  Parthian Books (2022)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781914595264 | ISBN 10: 1914595262

"Boys of Gold displays a mural of memories that illustrate his life, comradeship, compatriots, kindred spirits as colliers and warriors."
(Roy Noble)
A collection of short stories, some set against the background of the author's life as a coalminer in the Neath valley and a soldier in Burma during World War 2, dealing with caring and loving relationships within families and coal-mining colleagues, and with formative wartime experiences. Together with one personal essay about the fellow miner and writer B. L. Coombes.
 
Featuring a new foreword by Professor Dai Smith. This Parthian/Modern edition will also feature a new short story, 'The Onllwyn Train'.

(Price & availability last checked: May 2022)

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