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Richard Dafydd Vivian Llewellyn Lloyd (8 December 1906 – 30 November 1983), better known by his pen name Richard Llewellyn, was a Welsh novelist.

Llewellyn (real name Vivian Lloyd) was born of Welsh parents in Hendon, Middlesex in 1906. Only after his death was it discovered that his claim that he was born in St. Davids, West Wales was false.

Several of his novels dealt with a Welsh theme, the best-known being How Green Was My Valley (1939), which won international acclaim and was made into a classic Hollywood film. It immortalised the way of life of the South Wales Valleys coal mining communities, where Llewellyn spent a small amount of time with his grandfather. Three sequels followed.

He lived a peripatetic life, travelling widely throughout his life. Before World War II, he spent periods working in hotels, wrote a play, worked as a coal miner and produced his best known novel. During World War II, he rose to the rank of Captain in the Welsh Guards. Following the war, he worked as a journalist, covering the Nuremberg Trials, and then as a screenwriter for MGM. Late in his life, he lived in Eilat, Israel.

Protagonists who assume new identities, often because they are transplanted into foreign cultures, are a recurring element in Llewellyn's novels, including a spy adventure (Edmund Trothe) that extends through several volumes.

Llewellyn married twice: his first wife was Nona Sonstenby, whom he married in 1952 and divorced in 1968, and his second wife was Susan Heimann, whom he married in 1974.

Richard Llewellyn died on 30 November 1983.

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Total Books: 72
How Green Was My Valley
2011 - How Green Was My Valley (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781441786111
ISBN-10: 1441786112
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Cosmic Egg Timer
2004 - The Cosmic Egg Timer (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780954768003
ISBN-10: 0954768000
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

So grn war mein Tal
2000 - So Grn War Mein Tal (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783612651396
ISBN-10: 3612651390

Qu'elle tait verte ma valle
1998 - Qu'elle Tait Verte Ma Valle (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9782859405120
ISBN-10: 2859405127

Up into the Singing Mountain
1995 - Up Into the Singing Mountain (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780450054648
ISBN-10: 0450054640

But We Didn't Get the Fox
1989 - But We Didn't Get the Fox [Collier Spymasters Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780020407218
ISBN-10: 0020407211
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

How Green Was My Vally
1987 - How Green Was My Vally (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780025734203
ISBN-10: 0025734202
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Green Green My Valley Now
1985 - Green Green My Valley Now (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780450030871
ISBN-10: 0450030873

None But the Lonely Heart
1984 - None But the Lonely Heart (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780450033919
ISBN-10: 0450033910

I Stand on a Quiet Shore
1984 - I Stand on a Quiet Shore (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780450057175
ISBN-10: 0450057178
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Night of Bright Stars
1980 - Night of Bright Stars (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780450049477
ISBN-10: 0450049477
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Tell Me Now and Again
1979 - Tell Me Now and Again (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780450044090
ISBN-10: 0450044092
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Down Where Moon Small
1978 - Down Where Moon Small (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780450038556
ISBN-10: 0450038556

Mr Hamish Gleave
1977 - Mr Hamish Gleave (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780859972246
ISBN-10: 0859972240
Genre: Literature & Fiction

At Sunrise the Rough Music
1976 - At Sunrise the Rough Music (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780718114534
ISBN-10: 0718114531
Genre: Literature & Fiction

And I shall sleep  down where the moon is small
1976 - And I Shall Sleep Down Where the Moon Is Small (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780450029325
ISBN-10: 0450029328

Hill of Many Dreams
1974 - Hill of Many Dreams (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780718112127
ISBN-10: 0718112121
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Few Flowers for Shiner
1972 - Few Flowers for Shiner (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780856178436
ISBN-10: 0856178438
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Down Where the Moon Is Small
1970 - Down Where the Moon Is Small (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140030952
ISBN-10: 0140030956
Genre: Literature & Fiction

White Horse to Banbury Cross
1970 - White Horse to Banbury Cross (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780515029635
ISBN-10: 0515029637
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

The Night is a Child
The Night Is a Child (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780352301710
ISBN-10: 0352301716

Poison Pen Play [Acting Edition] (Paperback)
Que Verde Era Mi Valle [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
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