The Little Book of Wales is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and history in Wales.
Here we find out about the country's most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts (plus some authentically bizarre bits of historic trivia). Mark Lawson Jones' new book gathers together a myriad of data on Wales.
There are lots of factual chapters but also plenty of light-hearted details which will amuse and surprise. A reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped in to time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage, the secrets and the enduring fascination of Wales.
A remarkably engaging little book, this is essential reading for visitors and locals alike