Best of Friends, The

Emyr Humphreys

Best of Friends, The
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Emyr Humphreys

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424 pages | 8-3/10 x 5-2/5
Paper $16.95 ISBN: 9780708315651 Published October 1999 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
The Best of Friends is the second of seven novels which make up The Land of the Living, a series which is one of the finest achievements of Welsh writing in English.
Birmingham Post

“The Best of Friends ‘is that rarity, a serious novel that is also immensely entertaining.” –Birmingham Post

Anthony Thwaite | The Observer

“Mr Humphreys’ keen grasp of period gives the book a solid authenticity.” –Anthony Thwaite, The Observer

Goronwy Rees | The Times Literary Supplement

The Best of Friends is . . . part of a sequence which, when completed, will have described the processes of growth, change and decay which have made Wales what it is today. For such a task Mr Humphreys is eminently well qualified.” –Goronwy Rees, The Times Literary Supplement


“ . . . one of the finest achievements of Welsh writing in English. Already it is clear that Emyr Humphreys is our greatest living novelist.” –Western Mail

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