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What is it about Ireland’s past that so haunts the imagination? More than one answer can be found in Michael Scotts’s powerful new collection of 29 tales. To start with, in a newly Christianized Ireland, monks do battle with a devilish monster that has killed a river. All the water in this collection, from rivers to lakes, conceal dangers that men and women would best ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published May 19th 1994 by Sphere (first published May 1st 1994)
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Tara
Nov 16, 2010 Tara rated it liked it
This book was better than I thought it would be. The title is kind of deceiving because the stories, while definitely scary/eerie, are more about Irish folklore and superstition. However, the writing was actually quite good and the stories definitely send a chill down your spine. Definitely worth reading.
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i usually read this when i read irish myths and legends . the stories have the same smooth flow as in the other book but are a shade creepier because of the subject matter.
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Jun 11, 2015 Roberto Garcia rated it it was amazing
What a nice set of stories, I really enjoyed it. Scott is a master of Irish (and worldwide) folklore. A solid recommendation if you like short stories and Celtic, Pagan or Christian lore legends.
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Irish-born Michael Scott began writing over thirty years ago, and is one of Ireland's most successful and prolific authors, with over one hundred titles to his credit, spanning a
variety of genres, including Fantasy, Science Fiction and Folklore.

He writes for both adults and young adults and is published in thirty-seven countries, in over twenty languages.

Praised for his “unparalleled contribution
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