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Emyr Humphreys (April 15, 1919 -) is a leading Welsh novelist, poet and author. He was born at Prestatyn in Flintshire, and attended University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He registered as a conscientious objector at the outbreak of the Second World War. After the war he worked as a teacher, as a radio producer at the BBC and later became a lecturer in drama at Bangor University.

During his long bilingual writing career, he has published over twenty novels, which include such classics as A Toy Epic (1958), Outside the House of Baal (1965), and The Land of the Living, an epic sequence of seven novels charting the political and cultural history of twentieth-century Wales: Flesh and Blood; The Best of Friends; Salt of the Earth; An Absolute Hero; Open Secrets; National Winner, and Bonds of Attachment. He has also written plays for stage and television, short stories, The Taliesin Tradition (a cultural history of Wales), and published his Collected Poems in 1999.

Among many honours, he was awarded the Somerset Maugham Award in 1958 for Hear and Forgive, and the Hawthornden Prize for A Toy Epic the same year. Humphreys won the Wales Book of the Year Award in 1992 and 1999. Humphreys is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
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Total Books: 56
The Woman at the Window
2009 - The Woman at the Window (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854114891
ISBN-10: 1854114891
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Man's Estate
2007 - A Man's Estate [Library of Wales] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781902638867
ISBN-10: 1902638867
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Shop
2006 - The Shop (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854113900
ISBN-10: 1854113909

Old People Are a Problem
2003 - Old People Are a Problem (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854113313
ISBN-10: 1854113313
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction

Ghosts and Strangers
2001 - Ghosts and Strangers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854112996
ISBN-10: 1854112996
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Bonds of Attachment
2001 - Bonds of Attachment [University of Wales Press - Land of the Living] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708316252
ISBN-10: 0708316255
Genre: Literature & Fiction

National Winner
2000 - National Winner [University of Wales Press - Land of the Living] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780708316511
ISBN-10: 0708316514
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Open Secrets
2000 - Open Secrets [Land of the Living series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708316269
ISBN-10: 0708316263
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Gift of a Daughter
2000 - Gift of a Daughter (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781854112224
ISBN-10: 1854112228

An Absolute Hero
2000 - An Absolute Hero [Land of the Living series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708315934
ISBN-10: 0708315933

Salt of the Earth
1999 - Salt of the Earth [Land of the Living series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708315668
ISBN-10: 0708315666
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Best of Friends
1999 - The Best of Friends [Land of the Living series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708315651
ISBN-10: 0708315658

Collected Poems of Emyr Humphreys
1999 - Collected Poems of Emyr Humphreys (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780708315118
ISBN-10: 0708315119
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Flesh and Blood
1999 - Flesh and Blood [Humphreys, Emyr. Land of the Living, 1.] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780708315125
ISBN-10: 0708315127
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Unconditional Surrender
1997 - Unconditional Surrender (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781854112132
ISBN-10: 1854112139

Outside the House of Baal
1996 - Outside the House of Baal (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781854111029
ISBN-10: 1854111027
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Taliesin Tradition
1992 - The Taliesin Tradition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854112460
ISBN-10: 1854112465

A Toy Epic
1990 - A Toy Epic (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781854110091
ISBN-10: 1854110098
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Jones A Novel
1984 - Jones a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780460046602
ISBN-10: 0460046608
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Toy Epic
1981 - Toy Epic (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780727807120
ISBN-10: 0727807129
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Anchor Tree
1980 - The Anchor Tree (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780340254080
ISBN-10: 0340254084

Man's Estate [EVERYMAN FICTION] (Paperback)Paperback
The Crucible of Myth [The W.D. Thomas Memorial Lecture] (Paperback)