[Spellyans] "Gwerryans an Planettys" dyllys gans Evertype

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Sun Apr 7 14:38:19 IST 2013


It probably is, Jan, possibly the Fowey river.  The book was largely written at the Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth, and the town described by the Sea Rat is Fowey.  

Craig



On 2013 Ebr 7, at 14:01, Janice Lobb wrote:

> I'd buy "Wind in the Willows", even though it originates in the Thames Valley. You could picture it on any of Cornwall's rivers
> Jan
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> On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 10:31 PM, ewan wilson <butlerdunnit at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Wow!! One of my all time favourite sci-fi novels so I'm off to grab a copy!
> Can I suggest for future translation some of the John Wyndham and John Christopher books? Wyndham's Triffids, Midwich, Web are superb and stylish sci fi classics. John Christopher's Death of Grass is unforgettable, too. And all his other global disaster/alien invasion tales are gems.
> As for Moonfleet in Cornish...
> And is there nobody out there who could pen a series of whodunnits set around Glasney with a 'Brother Cadfael' type sleuth?!
> 
> Ewan.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
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> Subject: [Spellyans] "Gwerryans an Planettys" dyllys gans Evertype
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> Yma Evertype ow nôtya bos dyllys lyver gans H. G. Wells, "Gwerryans an Planettys", trailys gans Nicholas Williams. Delînyansow gans Mathew Staunton.
> 
> "Ny vynsa den vëth cresy in bledhydnyow dewetha an nawnjegves cansvledhen, y fedha an bës-ma whythrys yn sherp hag yn clos gans skentolethow brâssa ages skentolethow mebyon tus, saw mar vortal avellans aga honen... Saw dres an aswy vrâs a spâs, yth esa furneth o mar bell dhyworth agan furneth ny dell usy agan brës ny dhyworth brës an bestas mortal, furneth yeyn ha dybyta, ow meras orth an bës-ma dre lagasow envies, hag yn lent hag yn sur creaturs an furneth-na a borposyas aga thowlow wàr agan pydn."
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> Y feu "Gwerryans an Planettys" dyllys in Sowsnek rag an kensa prës i'n vledhen 1898. An lyver a yll bos consydrys an kensa whedhel adro dhe "woreskydnans dre vës-estrenyon", ha'y awedhyans wàr fuglien sciensek yw brâs dres ehen. An lyver re beu desedhys dhe'n radyo, dhe'n waryva ha dhe'n gwaya-mir, hag inspîrya hag awedhya a wrug lies ensampel a fuglien sciensek, in aga mesk jornals skethednek ha novelys grafek. Pàn vo va settys ryb "Jyn an Termyn", "An Den Dywel", hag "Enys Doctour Moreau", yth hevel "Gwerryans an Planettys" moy kerys gans an bobel ès ken lyver vëth a screfas H. G. Wells. Hèm yw an kensa prësmay feu an novel-ma dyllys in Kernowek.
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> Pris £11.95. Dhe gafos dhyworth [url=http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/1782010246/evertype-21]Amazon.co.uk[/url]. Rag godhvos moy, gweler [url=http://www.evertype.com/books/wotw-kw.html]evertype.com/books/wotw-kw.html[/url]
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> =====
> Evertype is pleased to announce the publication of H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds, translated into Cornish by Nicholas Williams and illustrated by Mathew Staunton.
> 
> "No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own... Yet across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us."
> 
> First published in 1898, "The War of the Worlds" is considered to be the first "alien invasion" tales, and has been one of the most influential science fiction novels ever written. It has been adapted for radio, stage, and screen, and has inspired and influenced many works of fiction, including comics and graphic novels. Alongside "The Time Machine", "The Invisible Man", and "The Island of Dr Moreau", Wells' "The War of the Worlds" stands out as perhaps his most popular work. This is the first time that this novel has been published in Cornish.
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> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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