Sep 3, 2020
bestselling ‘Thirty-two Words for Field’ gets rave reviews
The Irish Times’ Jennifer O’Connell described Manchán’s bestselling new book, Thirty-two Words for Field, just published by Gill Books, as a ‘rip-roaring archaeological and anthropological exploration of the lyricism, mystery and oddities of the Irish language…
You won’t have to speak Irish - you don’t even have to be Irish - to be wholly absorbed by this unique, enchanting book.’ None other than actress and goddess Caitriona Balfe tweeted that it was, 'The book I never knew I needed'! Thirty-two Words… is a treasure trove of our history, a linguistic dive into the heart of what makes our tiny little nation different, as Manchán illuminates the nuances and magic of our native tongue.