By Dewi Prysor

Mae sgerbydau teuluol fel arfer yn cael ecu cadw yn y cwpwrdd, ond mae sgerbwd teulu'r Bartis a'i draed yn rhydd. Nofel ddiweddaraf Dewi Prysor, a gyrhaeddodd restr fer Llyfr y Flwyddyn ac ennill gwobr Barn y Bobl â'i nofel ddiwethaf, Lladd Duw. Mae Cig a Gwaed yn nofel gignoeth sy'n holi ydi gwaed yn dewach na dŵr mewn gwirionedd.

The newest novel from the preferred Llan Ffestiniog writer follows Mani, the black sheep of a kin from a North Wales quarrying village, who has turn into embroiled in gangster lifestyles following his unlock from felony. His involvement with the Liverpool crime scene has solid a shadow over his kin, with a reconciliation being the very last thing on his mind.

Dewi Prysor stated: "It’s a gloomy, image and chilling novel – and scary in elements – yet filled with black, common humor. It has a pulp fiction point to it, even though it covers a few points of social results at the psychological situation of individuals."

The tale opens in a Liverpool pub, domestic to Mani given that he settled in Liverpool considering leaving legal years previous. His paintings for one of many city's greatest drug buyers, Shakatak, frequently reveals him blending with detached characters in harmful occasions. however, the author’s humor is a welcoming tonic in the course of of the novel's darkest times.

"The novel is a voyage of mind's eye and discovery. i like violent tales approximately gangsters, criminals and the darker aspect of society.

“I prefer to layer my storytelling, utilizing an particular and photo type, which i feel matches novels approximately crime and violence. even if my paintings has a tendency to take readers on a gloomy and exciting trip, I continuously use humour to stability out the darkness,” acknowledged Dewi.

Much of this humor comes from the course of Mani's ally in Liverpool, Mincepie. the 2 met in Walton felony the place Mani taught his new good friend a couple of phrases of Welsh. except the few phrases from Mincepie, the one Welsh Mani might encounter comes from his female friend Fizz, who hails from Anglesey. Being in her corporation makes him take into consideration his family and the way he neglects them.

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