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Puzzling Portmeirion (full color) By Craig Conley
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Portmeirion village is a whimsical seaside tourist destination on the west coast of Wales, attracting 250,000 visitors annually. A retirement project by an eccentric British architect named Sir... More > Clough Williams-Ellis, this "home for fallen buildings" is a fascinating architectural garden for day visitors and an elaborate resort for overnight guests. Portmeirion is famous as the shooting location for the 1960s cult television series "The Prisoner," starring Patrick McGoohan and is well-known for the line of botanical-themed pottery it produces. PUZZLING PORTMEIRION is an insightful guidebook that explores Sir Clough's trailblazing experiments in virtual reality, his subtle but powerful time-warping and space-folding tricks, the little-known myths and legends echoing down every footpath, and the myriad restless spirits at play. Eccentric globe-trotters will have their eyes opened, curiosities piqued, feet motivated, and pens recording the most fascinating entries in their travel diaries, bar none.< Less
Puzzling Portmeirion (full color) By Craig Conley
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Portmeirion village is a whimsical seaside tourist destination on the west coast of Wales, attracting 250,000 visitors annually. A retirement project by an eccentric British architect named Sir... More > Clough Williams-Ellis, this "home for fallen buildings" is a fascinating architectural garden for day visitors and an elaborate resort for overnight guests. Portmeirion is famous as the shooting location for the 1960s cult television series "The Prisoner," starring Patrick McGoohan and is well-known for the line of botanical-themed pottery it produces. PUZZLING PORTMEIRION is an insightful guidebook that explores Sir Clough's trailblazing experiments in virtual reality, his subtle but powerful time-warping and space-folding tricks, the little-known myths and legends echoing down every footpath, and the myriad restless spirits at play. Eccentric globe-trotters will have their eyes opened, curiosities piqued, feet motivated, and pens recording the most fascinating entries in their travel diaries, bar none.< Less
PORTMEIRION Photos et Anecdotes By max philippe morel
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Une quarantaine de photos en couleur et quelques anecdotes au sujet du village de Portmeirion, conçu dans les années 1920 par Clough Williams-Ellis ; il a servi de cadre pour les... More > séries Destination danger, The Tripods, Doctor Who... et surtout Le Prisonnier.< Less
At the Upper Villa Tyde By Ophelia Finsen
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An abandoned collection of postcards taken from a train station and a three month stay in a Welsh tourist village might have been intended as light distraction during a break from the woes of the... More > everyday. But aided with an over-reactive imagination and a collection of eccentric and mis-matched guests and gardening staff, Beryl Sinise finds her holiday in Wales anything but quiet and uneventful. There are tragedies and secrets to be uncovered, as well as her own fantasies and realities to set straight. In a village known for the surreal and the artistic, this may be easier said than done.< Less
No Man By M. S. Koll
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Special Detective Inspector Evan Jones from the Serious Crime Squad based in Cardiff has taken his wife Edna and daughter Jasmine on holiday to the beautiful Italianite village of Portmeirion in... More > North Wales where the 1960’s cult T.V. series ‘The Prisoner’ was filmed. During dinner a man walks into the restaurant and shoots dead four men eating on an adjoining table before calmly walking out. By the time D.I. Jones reacts the man has killed a fifth and has completely disappeared. The local force just a few miles away in Portmadog cannot cope with such a big case and request help from the S.C.S. who send up Jones’ partner S.D.I. Mike Karetzi who is soon followed by Charlie White, an ex-con working with the S.C.S. They start investigating but more killings follow and the team from Cardiff are floundering as all their leads come to nothing. Things don’t look good.< Less