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The Red Branch Tales

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Randy Lee Eickhoff continues his translation of the Ulster Cycle, often referred to as the Red Branch Cycle, the large corpus of work that is primarily responsible for establishing the cultural identity of today's Ireland.

In this collection of Ireland's famous myths, Eickhoff once again proves his mastery of translation and his ability to give these classic tales new life.
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ebook, 400 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Forge Books (first published March 5th 2003)
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Perhaps the saddest thing in literature is when a great work is re-written as pap. Modern colloquialisms and trite interaction between characters may produce a more accessible version, accessible to folks who cannot appreciate the story without the lowbrow treatment.
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