Monthly Archives: February 2014

Deaf ears in the Welsh literary hierarchy?

Is all the information that we have discovered and made public about the author Jim Perrin falling on deaf ears in Wales? Apparently not minded to pay any attention to the details which we have been posting, the editor of the ‘New Welsh Review’ continues to credit him with her personal approval; even allowing to stand, in NWR, a review of West in which the reviewer used these accusatory words — by implication of our family and Jac, the sister we lost to cancer — ‘About the cruel and covetous behaviour of the immediate family of the recently deceased.’ Please see our post Pillaging. This was quite shameful as although the reviewer may not have known the facts, the editor had most certainly been told. Continue reading

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Jac’s sisters absolutely believe that ‘Llywarch’ IS Jim Perrin

The sixteen reviews which Llywarch has posted on Amazon seem to be, when he awarded only one star, of work by authors whom he disdains and, through jealousy, wishes to discredit.

Frequently vile (see the first he posted) more accurately these may be described not so much as reviews but as diatribes: unless,that is, he is reviewing books by those he continues to flatter and befriend — and perhaps for reflected glory.  It is noteworthy that these reviews can veer from gushing to hateful — and, in our opinion, be posted under other aliases — should he, in time, change his mind.

When Llywarch reviews books by his alter ego, Jim Perrin, he is unfailing in his admiration and in-depth literary analysis, and consistently extols the brilliance of his work … Continue reading

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