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Folklore & Mythology

  • Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Worksby Kenneth L. Untiedt; Kira E. Mort

    University of North Texas Press 2016; US$ 36.00


  • An Anthology of Ancient Mesopotamian Textsby Sabine Franke

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 17.57

    Sabina Franke has gathered the best stories of ancient Near Eastern literature surrounding the Mesopotamian gods, men and kings. This book takes the reader on a journey back to the birth of literature in Mesopotamia, which seems to us so far and yet so near.Fairy tales, myths and epics of ancient Near Eastern literature are still able to charm readers... more...

  • The Odysseyby Homer

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Journey with Ulysses as he battles to bring his victorious, but decimated, troops home from the Trojan War, dogged by the wrath of the god Poseidon at every turn. Having been away for twenty years, little does he know what awaits him when he finally makes his way home. more...

  • Urban Legendsby Nick Harding

    Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 5.99

    To many, Urban Legends are nothing more than harmless tales told round a camp fire, in a dormitory or round a table in a pub with the express aim of provoking a frisson of fear in the listener through the use of some horrific shock element in a familiar location and to an unlucky protagonist who is known to a friend of a friend of a friend. But is... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Superstitionby Roy Bainton

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 17.99

    Rather than providing a dictionary of superstitions, of which there are already numerous excellent, exhaustive and, in many cases, academic works which list superstitions from A to Z, Bainton gives us an entertaining flight over the terrain, landing from time to time in more thought-provoking areas. He offers an overview of humanity's often illogical... more...

  • Cavan Folk Talesby Gary Branigan

    The History Press 2016; US$ 5.99

    The history of Cavan, affectionately known as ?The Lakeland County?, is made up of a rich tapestry of folk tales, myths and legends. It is said to be the home of the wailing banshee of the McCabes, the site of Finn MacCool?s last resting place (where his fingers can still be seen) and where, legend has, it a young girl came perilously close to marrying... more...

  • Limerick Folk Talesby Ruth Marshall

    The History Press 2016; US$ 5.99

    COUNTY Limerick is a place of kings and commoners. It is where Donn Fírinne, king of the Munster fairies, is said to have once roamed and where Sean na Scuab, a poor broom seller from the wrong side of the river, was chosen to be mayor of the city. It is a land filled with stories, poetry, music and drama.In these pages you can read about Sionainn,... more...

  • Tyrone Folk Talesby Doreen McBride

    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...

  • The Anthology of English Folk Talesby Folk Tales Authors

    The History Press 2016; US$ 11.99

    An anthology of English folk tales by various authors. more...

  • Dumfries & Galloway Folk Talesby Tony Bonning

    The History Press 2016; US$ 5.99

    Storyteller Tony Bonning brings together stories from one of the most enigmatic regions of Scotland: a land hemmed in by rivers and mountains; a land that vigorously maintained its independence, and by doing so, has many unique tales and legends. Here you will meet strange beasts, creatures and even stranger folk; here you will meet men and women capable... more...