The Cardiff Trilogy

The Cardiff Trilogy

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Collected here are Williams' vibrant short stories and novels, set in a Cardiff where buildings are demolished, prostitutes roam the streets and bars, men embrace their midlife crises from the bottom of a bottle and romance is tainted. Williams cranks the tension high and breathes life into his fictional territory with humour and wicked more

Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 45mm | 473g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747581223
  • 9780747581222
  • 1,073,414

Review quote

'Taking the lead from Ellroy, in the way Pelecanos, Peace, Rankin and the rest have, Williams has staked out his own territory - Cardiff' Uncut 'A synthesis of thriller and literary fiction, teeming with dangerous Cardiff lowlifes' Independent 'Cardiff has never been so vibrant as in Williams' seductive and strangely moving novels' Sunday Times 'Williams' writing animates the city in much the same way Nicholas Blincoe managed with his Manchester novels and Armistead Maupin with his tales of San Francisco' Time Outshow more

About John Williams

John Williams lives and works in his hometown of more

Rating details

24 ratings
3.2 out of 5 stars
5 12% (3)
4 17% (4)
3 50% (12)
2 21% (5)
1 0% (0)
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