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Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry - W.B. Yeats
Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry
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Treasury of 64 tales invites readers into the shadowy, twilight world of Celtic myth and legend. Mischievous fairy people, murderous giants, priests, devils, and druids star in such stories as "The Soul Cages," "The Black Lamb," "The Horned Women," "The Phantom Isle," and more. Introduction,... show more
Treasury of 64 tales invites readers into the shadowy, twilight world of Celtic myth and legend. Mischievous fairy people, murderous giants, priests, devils, and druids star in such stories as "The Soul Cages," "The Black Lamb," "The Horned Women," "The Phantom Isle," and more. Introduction, Notes by W. B. Yeats.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486269412 (0486269418)
ASIN: 486269418
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it
3.5
This trifle of a book has more value as a pocket encyclopedia for the basic categories of apparitions that haunt the collective Irish imagination than as a collection of stories worth reading in their own right. The collection does contain a few standouts: the few poems here present are especially b...
Parrish Lantern's Casebook
Parrish Lantern's Casebook rated it
3.0 Irish Fairy and Folk Tales
“People think I am merely trying to bring back a little of the old dead beautiful world of romance into this century of great engines and spinning Jinnies. Surely the hum of wheels and clatter of presses, to let alone the lecturers with their black coats and tumblers of water, have driven away the ...
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