The Dragon Wakes

The Dragon Wakes A highly original novel about the crisis in a Welsh speaking village set around a pub The village is in crisis The shop and Post Office have already closed There are no local jobs A plan to build

  • Title: The Dragon Wakes
  • Author: Jim Wingate
  • ISBN: 9780862436902
  • Page: 461
  • Format: Paperback
  • A highly original novel about the crisis in a Welsh speaking village set around a pub.The village is in crisis The shop and Post Office have already closed There are no local jobs A plan to build 150 houses for richer incomers threaten to destroy the villagers whole community The last straw for the four friends is that their pub, The Sleeping Dragon, will have to closA highly original novel about the crisis in a Welsh speaking village set around a pub.The village is in crisis The shop and Post Office have already closed There are no local jobs A plan to build 150 houses for richer incomers threaten to destroy the villagers whole community The last straw for the four friends is that their pub, The Sleeping Dragon, will have to close too unlessFor each problem Dafydd, the storyteller, tells a story Each of the forty stories inspires the four friends into action Step by step they rise from despair and hopelessness to develop the pub, the village, and themselves Highly original an intriguing story a novel approach that works it has pace and keeps one interested to the end The Welsh Books Coucil I couldn t put it down a wonderful read, a brilliant piece of writing Marianne Rankin, Chair of the Alister Hardy Trusts, University of Wales

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