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Tomato Cain

Tomato Cain

Author: Nigel Kneale / Translator: Dr Brian Stowell

Pages: 146 Size: 15cm x 21cm Paperback

10.00

This is a bilingual edition of Tomato Cain and seven other stories that were orginally published in 1949 and are specifically Isle of man based. They cover rural life in the island at the end of the 19th century and are the sort of tales the author would have heard from his grandparents whilst growing up about scandal, skeet and the bittersweet comedy of everyday life.

The Manx translation has been produced by Dr Brian Stowell in conjunction with Culture Vannin and the Isle of Man Arts Council to mark the celebrations of Island of Culture 2014.
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Slane Lhiat Vabban

Slane Lhiat Vabban

Author: Alan Guthrie / Translator: Dr Brian Stowell

Pages: 88 Size: 13cm x 20cm Paperback

10.00

This is the Manx Gaelic version of Alan Gutherie's novella, Bye Bye Baby. As an editor and author of crime fiction, Alan has won many plaudits for his crime writing. This novella was originally published by Barrington Stokes and has been translated into Manx by Dr Brian Stowell.

The story tells of a seven year old boy who disappears after school. The case is handed to Detective Frank Collins who has been looking to lead a high profile case for a while and sets out determined to prove his worth. But the missing schoolboy is only the trigger for another crime. Someone is intent on exploiting the boy's grief stricken mother....and they have plans for frank Collins too!
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Lioar-Ihaih Ghaelgagh

Lioar-Ihaih Ghaelgagh

Author: Christopher Lewin

Pages; 95 Size: 15cm x 2cm Paperback

10.00

The last twenty years has seen a remarkable increase in the use of Manx Gaelic.

This text is a welcome new resource. In particular , it provides a fascinating insight into the language as it was spoken in the nineteenth century. Ther author has provided us with an exciting glimpse of the rich idiom and vocabulary of the language as it was spoken then whilst the material discussed in the passages covers a wide range of topics such as politics, social change and folklore. The substantial body of prose from Manx newspapers as well as from the work of Ned Beg Hom Ruy is presented here in normalised orthography which will enable more Manx speakers and students to enjoy and learn from the material produced by men who learnt their Manx in a natural environment in the nineteenth century.
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Manx is Fun

Manx is Fun

Author: Paul Rogers

Pages; 91 Size: 20cmx15cm Paperback

6.00

A new fun and easy course in Manx Gaelic for the beginner designed to introduce the reader to using manx in lots of different situations
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First Hundred Words In Manx

First Hundred Words In Manx

Pages: 34 Size 30cmx23cm Paperback

4.99

This book is wonderful for getting children started in the native manx language. Above every large picture there are clear illustrations of each word, with the Manx word underneath. This encourages direct assodciation of the Manx word with the object, makintg it easy to remember
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Everyday Manx Words

Everyday Manx Words

Pages: 48 Size: 30cmx23cm Paperback

6.00

This is a bright and lively Manx wordfinder, containing over 500 simple words. The book is designed to help you expand your Manx vocabularly in an enjoyable and fun way.
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Abbyr Shen! Say That!

Abbyr Shen! Say That!

Author: Various

Pages: 95 Size: 15cm x 20cm Paperback+3 CDs

10.00

Beginners' course in Manx gaelic by Brian Stowell, presented by Doug Faragher and produced by Manx Radio. Booklet accompanied by three CDs.
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Bun-Choorse Gaelgagh - Basic Manx Course

Bun-Choorse Gaelgagh - Basic Manx Course

Author: Various

Pages: 76 Size 21cm x 15cm Paperback+4 CDs

10.00

A modern course in conversational Manx, recorded at Manx Radio by a team of fluent Manx speakers. Booklet accompanied by four CDs.
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English - Manx Dictionary

English - Manx Dictionary

Author: Kneen

Pages: 113 Size: 21x15cm Hardback

10.00

First published in 1938, this pronouncing Dictionary has long been admired as a invaluable contribution to Manx studies. This current edition also has a supplement containing a number of new words.

English Manx Dictionary

English Manx Dictionary

Author: Fargher

Pages: 894 Size: 22x16cm Hardback

30.00

A very comprehensive English to Manx dictionary.

Cregeen Manx Dictionary

Cregeen Manx Dictionary

Author: Cregeen

Pages: 247 Size: 22x17cm Hardback

14.00

A comprehensive dictionary along with an introduction to the Manx language.

SORRY, THIS DICTIONARY IS NOW OUT OF PRINT.

Vocabulary of the Anglo-Manx Dialect

Vocabulary of the Anglo-Manx Dialect

Author: Moore

Pages: 206 Size: 23x15cm Hardback

17.50

This book reflects the different voice-inflexions as spoken in the Manx language.

Beginning Manx Gaelic

Beginning Manx Gaelic

Pages: 122 Size: 29x20cm Paperback

5.00

An ideal book for beginners with lessons in Manx together with grammar and verbs.

Conversational Manx

Conversational Manx

Author: Gell

Pages: 37 Size: 21x15cm Paperback

3.00

A series of graded lessons with phonetic pronounciation.

First Lessons in Manx: A Manx Primer

First Lessons in Manx: A Manx Primer

Author: Goodwin/Thompson

Pages: 85 Size: 15x21cm Paperback

5.00

First lessons in Manx

Jough-laanee Aegid as Skeealyn Elley

Jough-laanee Aegid as Skeealyn Elley

Author: Christopher Lewin

Pages; 144 Size 20cm x 13cm Paperback

5.00

Elley
'The Elixir of Youth and Other Stories'. Gifted young Manx writer Christopher Lewin presents two original stories, and two Hans Christian Andersen tales translated into Manx as well as an account of a family holiday. Softback.


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Skeealyn

Skeealyn

Author: Lewis Crellin

Pages: 50 Size: 23cm x 15cm Paperback+CD

10.00

One of the most enthusiastic and talented language activists of his generation Lewis Crellin contributed much to the survival of Manx as a spoken language. The stories included here offer an insight to the commitment and talent of both a true Manxman and Gaelic scholar. Thanks to the dedication of people such as Lewis Crellin the language is now thriving and it is hoped that this publication will in some way repay the debt owed to campaigners such as him. This come with an accompanying CD narrated by Stewart Bennett and it will be of great interest to both the learner and fluent speaker of Manx Gaelic.


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