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3 Heol Pen'Rallt
Machynlleth, SY20 8AG

(01654) 700559

We're an independent gallery bookshop based in Machynlleth, mid Wales. It's our blend of bookshop, selling a carefully selected collection of reads and pick-up-and-flick-through books – and gallery space to inspire you while you're browsing. We host events too, book readings, author talks, photography and art openings. 

The Levels - debut novel launch with author, Helen Pendry

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The Levels - debut novel launch with author, Helen Pendry

THE LEVELS has arrived here in the bookshop. You can still pre-order the book for £8 until the day following the event - Friday, 24 May 2019

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Pen’rallt Gallery Bookshop first opened its doors on 23 May 2011.

With this event, we’ll be entering our ninth year. Expect jollity!

Abby Hughes is bold and believable. The setting is tantalisingly recognisable. The Levels is a tightly conceived, well crafted and satisfying read. I’m trying to finish it before the event, but I’m guessing I won’t want it to end either.
— Diane Bailey, Pen'rallt

One day in winter a military drone on a training flight hurtles out of the sky and smashes into a holiday park. A young mother living in a static caravan is killed instantly.

While all the initial reports suggest a tragic accident, Abby Hughes suspects the crash was a deliberate act of sabotage by a homeless man who made maps and hated war. Determined to find the truth, she has to contend with the powerful forces trying to bury it.

THE LEVELS is published by PARTHIAN, RRP £8.99


Writer, Helen Pendry, also leads Writing support sessions for Pen’rallt. Helens articles and reviews have appeared in  Planet ,  New Welsh Review  and  Wales Arts Review , and she has been the recipient of a Literature Wales Bursary Award.

Writer, Helen Pendry, also leads Writing support sessions for Pen’rallt. Helens articles and reviews have appeared in Planet, New Welsh Review and Wales Arts Review, and she has been the recipient of a Literature Wales Bursary Award.