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  • Handbuch zu den "Kinder- und Hausmärchen" der Brüder Grimmby Hans-Jörg Uther

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 89.79

    This handbook is the first work to document all the fairy tales which appeared in the Grimm Brothers? lifetime and locates them in their historico-cultural context. There is a detailed commentary on each tale, which draws on the most important international research literature; particular attention is paid both to thematic links within the... more...

  • Black Cats and Evil Eyesby Chloe Rhodes

    Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Presents a collection that investigates the origins of our old-fashioned superstitions. This title sets these superstitions in their historical context, explaining how fear of the Devil, demons, evil spirits and witchcraft drove people to arm themselves with rituals and talismans to repel dark forces and allow them to live long and healthy lives. more...

  • From the Forestby Sara Maitland

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 27.99

    Fairy tales are one of our earliest cultural forms, and forests one of our most ancient landscapes. Both evoke similar sensations: At times they are beautiful and magical, at others spooky and sometimes horrifying. Maitland argues that the terrain of these fairy tales are intimately connected to the mysterious secrets and silences, gifts and perils.... more...

  • Wexford Folk Talesby Brendan Nolan

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Wexford has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from across the county.Discover the remarkable story of the 140-year-old-man who died a premature death, the arrival of the antichrists (six of them) in Wexford and the dangers of love potions, together with tales of lurechan mischief,... more...

  • Down Folk Talesby Steve Lally

    The History Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    County Down, where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea, has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of tales by local storyteller Steve Lally.Discover the trails were the outlaw Redmond O?Halon was said to once roam, the road where you might come across the Ghost Girl of Ballymullan, and the cliffs... more...

  • Leitrim Folk Talesby Susie Minto

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Do you know where the ?twice-richest mountain in Ireland? is? Or what mysterious creature is said to lurk in the waters of Glenade Lake? Or why you should never cheer on a fairy footballer? Discover the answers to these and more in this collection of tales from across the county.Leitrim is the place where, legend has it, Cormac Riabhac, The Irish ?Samson?,... more...

  • The Bible of Tibetby Ralston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Pembrokeshire Folk Talesby Christine Willison

    The History Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    Pembrokeshire, often referred to as ?Gwlad yr Hud? (the Enchanted Land), is home to a rich and diverse collection of tales ? from the ancient saga of the Mabinogion, and stories of Owain Glynd?r, to accounts of smugglers, haunted vessels and pirates. The village of Brynberian has been tormented by the gigantic and frightful Afanc; fishermen from St... more...

  • Suffolk Folk Talesby Kirsty Hartsiotis

    The History Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    With its wild eroding sea, its gentle rolling fields and tall churches, Suffolk is a county of contrasts. It may seem a kindly and civilised place, but in that sea, in the reed beds, the woods and even down dark town streets lurk strange beasts, ghosts and tricksters.These thirty traditional tales retold by storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis take you into... more...

  • Galway Bay Folk Talesby Marina Wild; Rab Swannock Fulton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    From the saints of the Dark Ages to modern-day sinners, Galway Bay is the source of some of Ireland?s most magical tales. In this book local storyteller Rab Fulton takes the reader through Galway?s past, recalling the myths and legend?s that shaped the area?s history ? from the quarrelsome giants who in their rage created the Aran Isles to the corpse... more...