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Irish Lore and Legends

3.17 of 5 stars 3.17  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A collection of Irish stories that have come down through the ages. Includes "A Legend of Knockmany," "The Hillman & the Housewife," "The Haunted Cellar," "The Demon Cat," "The Black Hole of Knockfierna," "Tom & the Princess Who Did Not Laugh," others.
Hardcover, 151 pages
Published December 24th 1998 by Barnes & Noble Books,U.S. (first published January 1st 1993)
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Lara
Mar 16, 2012 Lara rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Lara by: Jodi Bolen
I enjoyed this quite a bit, but I felt like these stories could have really used some context. There isn't anything to indicate why these particular tales were chosen, or what the history behind them might be, or why they're important, or...anything at all, really. I just feel like this collection really needed that. I think I'll look for something that goes a little more into the hows and whys and wheres of things.
faeriemyst
May 16, 2008 faeriemyst rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everything Ireland lovers
Shelves: folklore
I've read this off and on for the last year and finally finished it today. The tales are wonderful and I enjoyed most of them thoroughly. I love reading myths, legends, and the like and haven't read too many from Ireland, so it was really entertaining to me. I highly recommend this small selection of tales!
Crystal
Silly, short & sweet. Curious, how long have these fairytales been around?
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