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- The History Press 2016; US$ 5.99
The people of Tyrone have the reputation for having 'open hearts and a desire to please' and their folk tales are as varied as their landscape. There are the tales of the amazing feats of the giant Finn McCool and the derring-do of the Red Hand of Ulster as well as the dramatic story of Half-Hung MacNaughton and the hilarious tale of Dixon from Dungannon... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
In this book, Mark Sedgwick shows that Western Sufism is not a recent phenomenon of the "new age" but rather is rooted in a series of intercultural transfers between the Muslim world and the West starting in the Middle Ages, and in centuries of later Western intellectual history. more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 18.36
The wolf is tricked by Red Riding Hood into strangling her grandmother and is subsequently arrested. Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella do not live happily ever after. And the fairies are saucy, angry, and capricious. Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned collects thirty-six tales, many newly translated, by writers associated with the decadent literary... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60
Ireland?s Immortals tells the story of one of the world?s great mythologies. The first account of the gods of Irish myth to take in the whole sweep of Irish literature in both the nation?s languages, the book describes how Ireland?s pagan divinities were transformed into literary characters in the medieval Christian era?and how they were recast... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
Un récit qui allie tolérance, amour et spiritualité. 1897 ? Ana Oïzerman a vingt ans lorsqu?elle rencontre Lucien Dupuis. Convaincus d?être les deux moitiés d?une même âme, les jeunes gens se marient en dépit de leurs différences sociales et religieuses?: Ana est la fille d?un violoniste juif mondialement connu?; Lucien, le fils d?un riche négociant... more...
- The History Press 2016; US$ 4.99
This book is a compendium of material, in English and Irish, on the festival of Christmas from the manuscripts of the National Folklore Collection recalling how Christmas was celebrated in the nineteenth and early twentieth century in all its regional diversity.The book begins with accounts of the Christmas preparations, before moving through Christmas... more...
- Quercus 2016; US$ 18.99
'A timeless story that equally delights and disturbs' Upcoming4.me The bestselling author of Richard & Judy Book Club hit The Cold Season returns with a chilling mystery - w here superstition and myth bleed into real life with tragic consequences Pretty Lizzie Higgs is gone, burned to death on her own hearth - but was she really a changeling,... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 1.21
Hans Christian Andersen was the profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionized literature for children. He gave us the now standard versions of some traditional fairy tales - with an anarchic twist - but many of his most famous tales sprang directly from his imagination. The thirty stories here range from exuberant early works such... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 1.21
For the past two centuries these delightful stories, gathered together and written down by brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, have entertained and frightened children and adults alike. The lives of Tom Thumb, Cinderella, Rumplestiltskin and the Frog Prince form part of our common heritage: they stimulate the imagination and the heart, and linger at... more...