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The Edge of Cymru: A Journey

Julie Brominicks
ISBN-13: 
9781781726846
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
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The Edge of Cymru is the story of Julie Brominicks’ walk around Wales in the course of a year. As an environmentalist she knew a lot about the country’s natural resources. But as a long established incomer from England and more recent Welsh learner, she wanted to know more about its history, about Wales today, and her place in it.

As her walk unwinds the history of Wales is also unwound, from the twenty-first century back to pre-human times, often viewed through an environmental lens. Brominicksʼ observations of the places and people she meets on her journey make a fascinating alternative travelogue about Wales and the lives its people live. Her writing is lyrical, with engaging and striking coinages and images which carry the reader along too, entertained and informed. A quest of personal discovery, the narrative of The Edge of Cymru is also a refreshingly different way at looking at place, identity, memory and belonging.

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