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Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

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  • The Dreams of Max and Ronnieby Niall Griffiths

    Seren 2012; US$ 9.99

    "..both tales include passages of razor-sharp humour as well as great beauty and poignancy..." - New Welsh Review Iraq-bound young squaddie Ronnie takes something dodgy and falls asleep for three nights in a filthy hovel where he has the strangest of dreams. He watches the tattoed tribes of modern Britain assemble to speak with a grinning man playing... more...

  • Irish Fairy Talesby James Stephens

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Take a trip through the rich folklore of Ireland in this enchanting volume from author James Stephens. Fairy kings, femmes fatales, bewitched animals, epic feuds -- these action-packed stories traverse a broad spectrum of themes and settings. Folklore fans and readers interested in Gaelic and Celtic culture will appreciate this collection. more...

  • Sara, Book #2by Esther Hicks; Jerry Hicks

    Hay House 2007; US$ 6.99

    From that opening exclamation, this second Sara novel rampages through chapter after chapter of fun and adventure. Solomon (the owl from the first book who “speaks without moving his lips”) reappears and gives Sara and her classmate Seth a fresh and enlightening perspective on life on this planet. Simply put, these two adventurous, tree-climbing... more...

  • Sara, Book #3by Esther Hicks; Jerry Hicks

    Hay House 2008; US$ 6.99

    “Do you believe in ghosts?” Annette just sort of blurted out. Sara and Seth both looked up with surprise. “Well,” Sara stalled, “I guess I do.” She remembered the night Solomon had visited her in her bedroom after Jason and Jimmy had shot him, but she hadn’t really thought about him being a ghost that night; she’d... more...

  • The Age of Chivalryby Thomas Bulfinch

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    American writer Thomas Bulfinch was one of the most important scholars of world mythology. His nineteenth-century collections of folk literature from Europe and ancient Greece remain some of the most influential works in this field. The collection The Age of Chivalry focuses on romantic, action-packed tales from the King Arthur era. more...

  • Star of Merciaby Blanche Devereux

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Fans of folklore and local legends will delight in this charming volume from renowned writer Blanche Devereaux. Star of Mercia brings together a number of important fables and folk tales from Wales and the surrounding regions, all rendered in Devereaux's endearing and engaging storytelling style. more...

  • Gods and Fighting Menby Lady Augusta Gregory; W. B. Yeats

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Regarded by many as the quintessential collection of Irish mythology, Lady Augusta Gregory's Gods and Fighting Men brings together a vast compendium of tales and fables dating back to the earliest days of civilization in what is now known as Ireland. A folklorist with a genuine flair for storytelling, Gregory's renderings of the tales will... more...

  • Kwaidanby Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Scholar Lafcadio Hearn made it his life's work to study the world's supernatural superstitions, with a particular focus on Asian cultures. This volume brings together a series of traditional Japanese ghost stories, as well as several first-hand accounts of unusual occurrences in the country. A must-read for fans of comparative mythology. more...

  • The Bansheeby Elliott O'Donnell

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    The banshee is a fearsome female creature that figures heavily in Irish mythology. Usually regarded as a harbinger of death and doom, the banshee is often depicted as wearing bloodstained clothing and unleashing an unearthly howl when someone is about to perish. This comprehensive study of banshee mythology from folklorist Elliott O'Donnell is... more...

  • The Gulistan of Sa'diby Sa'di; James Ross

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    This masterpiece of Persian literature is a fascinating glimpse into the origins of one of the world's most venerable cultural traditions. Penned by one of the foremost Persian thinkers of the early medieval era, The Gulistan of Sa'di is a whirlwind tour through the political and intellectual issues of the period, ranging from advice for rulers... more...