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Limestone Man
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Richard Parry is a painter who cannot paint, a writer who doesn't write. His obsession is Lulu, that 'orphan off the street', his aboriginal 'green child'. But on returning from Australia to his hometown he finds it has become notorious for the suicides of young people. As Parry tries to connect past and present he is haunted by dreams of Australia and of his youth. Yet is Parry all he seems? Isn't he frankly, 'a bit creepy'? How trustworthy is memory? And what has happened to the vivacious Lulu? A meditation on age and opportunity by prizewinning poet, essayist and novelist Robert Minhinnick. Limestone Man is this writer's second novel, after 2007's Ondaatje-nominated Sea Holly.
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Robert's prizewinning poems, essays, short stories and novel have been published by Seren. He was editor of Poetry Wales for many years. He now wishes to concentrate on novel writing, Robert also publishes with Carcanet and his work is known outside Wales, as well as being on the WJEC English syllabus (Watching the Fireeater). He has a dedicated following among poetry and literary fiction readers. His 2007 novel Sea Holly, to which Limestone Man is a sequel, was shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize.

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