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

Ancestor worship A cycle of eighteen poems
Ancestor Worship a Cycle of Eighteen Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780900996177
ISBN-10: 090099617X

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

The Best of Friends
The Best of Friends (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722142028
ISBN-10: 0722142021

Bonds of Attachment
Bonds of Attachment (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780356191348
ISBN-10: 0356191346

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

The Crucible of Myth [The W.D. Thomas Memorial Lecture] (Paperback)
Dal Pen Rheswm Cyfweliadau Gydag Emyr Humphreys
Emyr Humphries Conversations and Reflections
Emyr Humphries Conversations and Reflections (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780708317358
ISBN-10: 0708317359
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Flesh and Blood
Flesh and Blood (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780722147856
ISBN-10: 0722147856
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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

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

Hear and forgive
Hear and Forgive (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780356037981
ISBN-10: 0356037983
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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

Man's Estate [EVERYMAN FICTION] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780460024969
ISBN-10: 0460024965

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

National Winner
National Winner (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780747406112
ISBN-10: 0747406111

Natives (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780436209802
ISBN-10: 0436209802

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

Open Secrets
Open Secrets (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780460047593
ISBN-10: 0460047590
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Outside the House of Baal
Outside the House of Baal (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780413437105
ISBN-10: 0413437108
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Salt of the Earth
Salt of the Earth (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780460046619
ISBN-10: 0460046616
Genre: Literature & Fiction