llewellyn, richard

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llewellyn, richard

Welsh novelist and playwright, known especially for How Green Was My Valley (1939; filmed 1941), a best-selling novel about a Welsh mining family. It was followed by Up, Into the Singing Mountain (1960), And I Shall Sleep . . . Down Where the Moon Is Small (1966), and Green, Green My Valley Now (1975).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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