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Place-Name Detective

Manylion a Disgrifiad y Llyfr | Book Details & Description

  • Author: Bedwyr Lewis Jones
  • Publication Date June 2008
  • Adapted/Translated by Anthony Lias.
  • Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm

English readers with little or no knowledge of Welsh now have the chance to enjoy a selection from the late Professor Bedwyr Lewis Jones' articles on place-names in the Western Mail and his hugely popular radio broadcasts on the same topic. Combining vast learning with a wholly accessible style, the Professor wrote his newspaper pieces as 'Ditectif Geiriau' - 'Word Detective'.

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Now, for the first time, English readers with little or no knowledge of Welsh have the chance to enjoy a selection from the late Professor Bedwyr Leiws Jones' articles on place-names in the Western Mail and his hugely popular radio broadcasts on the same topic.

Combining vast learning with a wholly accessible style, the Professor wrote his newspaper pieces as 'Ditectif Geiriau' - 'Word Detective'.

Few clues escaped his eagle eye in pursuing explanations of place-names, and here is your chance to follow the detective 'ar y trywydd' - 'on the trail'.