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- DescriptionIn Albania, Mexico, China, Iraq, Israel, Wales, the US, London - people are on the move; migration and immigration are key issues of the twentieth and twenty-first century. The Keys of Babylon is a collection of 15 linked stories by award-wining poet and author Robert Minhinnick, giving voices to migrants around the globe. Both a fictional record of, and an exploration into their lives, the migrants and the people with whom they interact reflect a comprehensive mix of hope, success, failure, fear, indifference and passion. And the stories of each of the main characters are drawn together in a final narrative which surveys their situation on a particular day.
- Author BiographyRobert Minhinnick was born in 1952, He has twice won the UK's Forward Prize for 'best individual poem' and the Wales Book of the Year in 1993 and 2006 for his collections of essays Watching the Fire Eater and To Babel and Back. His first novel, Sea Holly, (2007) was shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize.
- PrizesShortlisted for Wales Book of the Year: English Language Award for Fiction 2012. Long-listed for Edge Hill Prize for the Short Story 2012.
- Author(s)Robert Minhinnick
- PublisherPoetry Wales Press
- Date of Publication10/10/2011
- SubjectShort Stories & Fiction Anthologies
- Place of PublicationBridgend
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight363 g
- Width132 mm
- Height206 mm
- Spine23 mm
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