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Rhys Davies (9 November 1901 — 21 August 1978) (born Vivian Rees Davies) was a Welsh novelist and short story writer, who wrote in the English language.

One of the most prolific Welsh prose writers of the 20th century, Davies is best known for his short stories, of which he wrote over a hundred. He also wrote eighteen novels, including The Withered Root (1927), The Black Venus (1944) and The Perishable Quality (1957), an autobiography, Print of a Hare's Foot (1969), and a successful play, No Escape (1954), as well as several works of non-fiction. Davies was homosexual, though he never wrote publicly about his own sexuality. Though he lived largely in London, Davies' work is often set in Wales.

Davies was invited to stay with D. H. Lawrence and Frieda Lawrence in France in 1928—9 (their meeting has been dramatised in Sex and Power at the Beau Rivage (2003), a play by Welsh author Lewis Davies). Though Lawrence's death in March 1930 made their friendship a brief one, Lawrence appears to have been an important influence on Davies' work. Other literary associates include the publisher Charles Lahr, who published some of Davies' early work in The New Coterie, and the author Anna Kavan, whose work he edited after her death.

Davies was awarded an OBE in 1968, as well as the Welsh Arts Council Prize in 1971. His story "The Chosen One", originally published in The New Yorker, won an Edgar Allan Poe Award in 1967.

After his death, the Rhys Davies Trust was established in 1990 to promote Welsh authors writing in the English language. The trust sponsors the Rhys Davies Short Story Competition, established in 1991.
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Total Books: 32
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The Black Venus
2009 - The Black Venus (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444627732
ISBN-10: 1444627732
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The Withered Root
2007 - The Withered Root [Library of Wales] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781905762477
ISBN-10: 190576247X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nightgown  and Other Stories
2003 - Nightgown and Other Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780863817106
ISBN-10: 0863817106
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Human Condition
2002 - A Human Condition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781902638188
ISBN-10: 1902638182
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Print of a Hare's Foot Rhys Davies An Autobiographical Beginning
1997 - Print of a Hare's Foot Rhys Davies an Autobiographical Beginning [Seren Classics] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781854111807
ISBN-10: 1854111809
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Ram With Red Horns
1996 - Ram with Red Horns (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854111654
ISBN-10: 1854111655
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Best of Rhys Davies A Personal Collection of Short Stories
1979 - The Best of Rhys Davies a Personal Collection of Short Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780715377567
ISBN-10: 0715377566
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nobody Answered the Bell
1971 - Nobody Answered the Bell (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780434178025
ISBN-10: 0434178020
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Print of a Hare's Foot
Print of a Hare's Foot (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780434178018
ISBN-10: 0434178012
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Black Venus
Black Venus [Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780855941543
ISBN-10: 0855941545
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Honey and Bread
Honey and Bread [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780855941550
ISBN-10: 0855941553
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Jubilee Blues [Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
Red Hills
Red Hills [Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780855941574
ISBN-10: 085594157X
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Rings on Her Fingers
Rings on Her Fingers [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780855941581
ISBN-10: 0855941588
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Trip to London [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
Rhys Davies Collected Stories v 1
Rhys Davies Collected Stories V 1 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781859023471
ISBN-10: 1859023479
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Rhys Davies Collected Stories v 2
Rhys Davies Collected Stories V 2 (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781859024850
ISBN-10: 1859024858
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Collected Stories v 3
Collected Stories V 3 (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781859025123
ISBN-10: 1859025129
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