Blood and Mistletoe: The History of the Druids in Britain
Publish date: May 26th 2009
Publisher: Yale University Press
Pages no: 492
Edition language: English
So, it turns out almost everything we “know” about the druids can be attributed to blatant fraud and propaganda. In typical Hutton fashion, BLOOD AND MISTLETOE isn’t a history of the druids, but a history of the historians of the druids. As there are precious few accounts and artifacts left of Dru...
This is one of those books which I'm glad I persevered with, considering that it's quite literally a solid piece of work (very small type too, which doesn't help) but it doesn't quite do what it says on the cover. It's not so much a history of the druids as a history of what people thought and wrote...
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