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Best of Friends, The

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.

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

Birmingham Post

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

Anthony Thwaite | The Observer

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

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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