Author

Beti Rhys

Welsh author and bookshop owner

1907   -   2003

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: English
educated at: Cardiff University, Howell's School
occupation: writer, bookseller

Beti Rhys (2 April 1907 – 5 April 2003) was a Welsh bookseller and author who promoted literature in the Welsh language in South Wales in the 1950s and 1960s. Educated at the Howell's School, Llandaff, where a policy was enacted to bar anyone from speaking Welsh, she began her career teaching the language in schools. In 1950 Rhys began a bookshop specialising in books in Welsh and university textbooks in Cardiff. The shop was successful academically, financially and socially and attracted many notable Welsh individuals. After retiring in 1968, she travelled the world, wrote two books on the subject and a biography on Evan Rees, the Archdruid of Wales.
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I'r India a Thu Hwnt ...

book by Beti Rhys

author: Beti Rhys

Crwydro'r Byd

book by Beti Rhys

author: Beti Rhys

1988

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