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Summary

Discover the strange legends, tales and history of Wales.

Did the Welsh sail across the Atlantic in the 12th century?

Was King Arthur Welsh?

Included are stories on ghosts - both real and fake - and the legend of King Arthur. Welsh animal lore, customs, monsters, and music are also examined. One of the strangest villages in the world gets a chapter to itself, as do witches, miners, and druids.

The book is written in a personal, lighthearted style, with geographical references to help identify the places. Although the stories are intended to entertain as much as educate, the historical facts are accurate.

Hopefully, you will come away with a different view on Wales - and a smile on your face.

©2018 Jack Strange (P)2019 Jack Strange

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Great listen

Great retelling of classic stories, it's nice to listen to an audio book about Wales where the narrator can actually pronounce the Welsh names and places correctly!

Although there are a few parts that repeat themselves or skip it's overall definitely worth a listen

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Terribly edited but a great story

Wow, what a great story however chapter 23 is repeated multiple times. I feel like no one listed in full after an edit was completed. Bad cuts and repeats everywhere.

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Be warned, it skips

I love these books but it's a shame the Welsh one skips and repeats.

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  • Janalyn
  • 16-12-19

If it is written by jack strange you know it’ll be good or great rather!

I first heard of the author Jack strange when I asked for a free review code for strange Ireland and ever since I have consumed every book I come across that is written by Mr. strange.I love you driving in this self deprecation is notations on his relationship with his wife is super funny oh yes and the material he covers. Some of it is strange some of it is all inspiring and some cringe worthy, But all or intriguing andinteresting. I love books by this author and will continue to consume whatever he puts out. Unless he changes genres LOL!

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  • Laura
  • 09-09-19

love this book

love the stories of my ancestors. learning more about a country I have visited and plan to go back to. Wales calls all who's roots begin there.