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Book Drum promotes The Mabinogion

13/02/2012

 

Professor Sioned Davies’ volume The Mabinogion has reached the Book Drum website.


Book Drum is a website which contains information about books. Book Drum’s aim is to create a multimedia library which acts as a reader’s companion. As well as offering book reviews it is home to a book club and includes an interactive literary map. The website was designed with the principles of Wikipedia where anyone can contribute, adding to and refining other people’s work.


Each book has a unique ‘profile’ which offers a synopsis and reasons for reading. The profile also includes information about the author and the book’s background. The author of the The Mabinogion profile is Sian Cleaver. Sian hails from Neath but now lives in North Wales and is a Welsh learner.
Sian notes in the profile for the book: “Prepare to be intrigued by the fantastic figures of Celtic mythology: King Arthur and his men; Bendigeidfran the giant; Gwydion the shapeshifter; Blodeuwedd, the woman made entirely of flowers; and many, many more...”


Click here to see The Mabinogion profile on Book Drum.