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  • 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...

  • The Egg Polisher and Other Talesby F. Ayuninjam

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    This collection represents, in substance and style, folk tradition in the North-West Region of Cameroon. Contained herein is a sampling of various human emotions, parental concerns, and societal conflicts: emotional insecurity, deceit, obstinacy, power and control, trickery, malevolence, greed, jealousy, and more. The stylistic representation is reflected... more...

  • Meath Folk Talesby Richard Marsh

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Meath, the ?Royal County?, has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from across the county.Here you will find tales of the first occupation of Ireland and the exploits of St Patrick and Colmcille along with stories of witches, hags, ghosts and fairies. As well as the legends of the... more...