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Rhys Davies (1901–78) used to be a hugely prolific author and one of many first novelists to depict business Wales, making his sixty-year profession a seminal impression of Welsh literary tradition. Davies was once a classy determine himself: a homosexual guy who grew up as a shopkeeper’s son within the Rhondda, he finally left Wales to jot down approximately his native land in England. This quantity unravels his nationwide event and its deep ties to advanced problems with type, sexuality, and gender, because it follows a occupation thought of to be that of “the consultant Welshman.”


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