Cynan Jones

Writer of short novels

Books

Dig front cover

The Dig, Granta 2014

“Dark, tense and vital… The Dig is brilliantly alive; profound, powerful and utterly absorbing.” ~ Guardian

“The Dig is a marvellous novel… It is raw, brutal stuff, and Jones tells it with freshly scoured clarity.” ~ The Times

Click here to read more about The Dig

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Bird, Blood, Snow, Seren 2012

A commission, part of Seren’s New Stories from the Mabinogion

“Listen carefully to the perfectly imperfect prose of Bird, Blood, Snow and you will also hear the uneven rhythm of life.” ~ Wales Arts Review

Click here to read more about Bird, Blood, Snow

Everything I Found on the Beach

Everything I Found on the Beach, Parthian 2011, republished by Granta 2014

“… a novel that confirms Jones as a thrilling new presence in Welsh writing…” Steve Dube, Western Mail

“…  moments that will make your heart race.” **** ~ Time Out

 

Click here to read more about Everything I Found on the Beach

The Long Dry, 2nd edition coverThe Long Dry,  Parthian 2006, republished by Granta 2014

“… Jones’s sense of place is acute, and his passion for the landscape – for its colours, its creatures, its textures, its scents – is absolutely magnetic.”  ~ Sarah Waters

 “…bold and punctuated with some scintillating imagery, this is a near perfect debut.” ~ Western Mail

Click here to read more about The Long Dry

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