ISLANDERS

Tristan da Cunha and the Tristanians
By Daniel Schreier & Karen Lavarello-Schreier. 144 (viii + 136) pages, more than 80 photographs and other illustrations, with maps, bibliography and index. ISBN 9781903292266, £11.95, June 2011
Tristand da Cunha and the Tristanians by Daniel Schreier & Karren Lavarello-Schreier

This book aims to provide readers with just about everything they might want to know concerning the remote island of Tristan da Cunha and the people who live there. Its chapters cover its history, environment, its people, their way of life, and its unique variety of English. There are also sections on how to get there and what it offers visitors, as well as a glossary of the island's dialect. The authors are Daniel Schreier and his Tristanian wife Karen who together provide a unique blend of insider knowledge with academic rigour.