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9 edition of Irish tales of the supernatural found in the catalog.

Irish tales of the supernatural

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Published by Sterling Publishing in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Fantasy fiction, English.,
    • Occult fiction, English.,
    • Ghost stories, English.,
    • Horror tales, English.,
    • Ireland -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Mairtin O"Griofa ; illustrated by Sheila Kern.
      ContributionsO"Griofa, Mairtin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8876.5.F35 I75 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL794081M
      ISBN 100806959614
      LC Control Number95026725
      OCLC/WorldCa33948877

      All about Tales of the Supernatural by Frank Brennan. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers A man comes face-to-face with his father's history. An Irish-American family cannot escape someone from the past. A woman doesn't listen to warnings about an old tree. An English writer slowly becomes more and more /5(9). Vintage hardcover book - Gaelic Ghosts - Tales of the Supernatural from Scotland. Author Sorche Nic Leodhas and illustrations by Nonny Hogrogian Published by the Bodley Head of London. pages and twenty spooky tales. In very good condition with minor wear to edges and covers.

      A century ago, a Smithsonian Institution ethnographer traversed the byways of rural Ireland to listen to villagers recount stories of fairies, ghosts, and other supernatural creatures. Thus did Jeremiah Curtin become one of the foremost authorities on Irish folklore, as he documented and recorded these authentic, traditional tales from the. But the best book since Croker is Lady Wilde's Ancient Legends. The humour has all given way to pathos and tenderness. The humour has all given way to pathos and tenderness. We have here the innermost heart of the Celt in the moments he has grown to love through years of persecution, when, cushioning himself about with dreams, and hearing fairy.

      The Pooka, or in Irish Puca, (goblin) is a phantom fairy creature that features in Celtic folklore and fairytales of Ireland. A similar fairy entity appears in mythology of Scotland, Wales.   Continue reading ‘BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Irish Fairy & Folk Tales’ SUPERNATURAL DEFENSES: You’re Gonna Need a Red Shirt and a Cage Full of Birds Published July 7, Magic and Magicians, Monsters, Spirits 1 Comment.


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