Mar 5, 2009

Amazing Sale at Gwasg Carreg Gwalch!!

Welsh publisher Gwasg Carreg Gwalch based in Llanrwst in Dyffryn Conwy are holding a sale at the moment. Many titles are as little as 50p (UK) which is about $0.70 (US). Of course there is postage to take into consideration but at these prices, who can resist?

Gwasg Carreg Gwalch publish of a wide range of Welsh books and Welsh interest books for adults, children and visitors to Wales. We include a few links to various sections on the site below.

Fans of Chris Keil's exquisite second novel, "Liminal" (Alcemi, 2008), will be delighted to find his first novel "The French Thing: A Novel" available for 1 pound (GBP) or approximately $1.40 USD.

The Writing From Wales section also includes pocket size selections of poems by ( amongst others ) Emyr Humphries, Gwyn Thomas, Glyn Jones and Harri Webb for 70 cents.

In the Welsh History and Myths section there are a number of fascinating titles covering hitherto little researched aspects of Welsh history. Here are a few random selections:-

"An informative and intriguing volume which uncovers the secrets of centuries of barbarism, rape, murder and incarceration in the County of Brecon. It recounts the story of the men, women and children who inhabited the various gaols of the town, some of whom ended their lives on the gallows."

"Wales of the Unexpected"

"A collection of fascinating stories from the breadth of Wales's rich folklore, from the shadowy figures which inhabit legends, to the tales of fairies and goblins, together with modern day accounts of apparitions and other weird phenomena."

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