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Irish Imbas: Celtic Mythology Collection 2017 (The Celtic Mythology Collections, #2)

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This fresh collection of short stories follows on from the popular 2016 collection with a new group of contemporary authors hauling ancient Celtic stories and concepts out of the shadows and placing them firmly back into the limelight where they belong.

Love, mystery and drama, these fascinating tales mark a new movement of more authentic Celtic-based writing and a better u
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Paperback, 64 pages
Published by Irish Imbas Books
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Ryan
Nov 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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I'm glad to see this is becoming an annual event - as with last year's version, this is a short collection of stories centred around different elements from Celtic folklore and mythology. The stories based on Macha and An Dagda stood out as especially enjoyable, but the whole collection does a great job of blending both the traditional myths and more modern Irish culture.
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Aug 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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It was a real page turner. Enjoyed every tale. There is writing competition mentioned in the end too.
Christine Ursache
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Louise Mulligan
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It’s great reading these short stories particularly when you pressed for reading time. I enjoyed the mythology written in a modern context. The history behind each story provides real substance to the stories, it’s all so interesting and obviously well researched. I certainly recommend this collection.
Shannon Edwards
Sep 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I love this collection because it brings ancient Celtic lore into modern times. The writing is detailed and entertaining. I read it in just one sitting.
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Brian O'Sullivan was born in county Cork, Ireland. On completing a degree at University College Cork, he went on to travel extensively. He is now based in New Zealand with his family but returns to Ireland on a regular basis.

Brian writes fiction that incorporates strong elements of Irish culture, language, history and mythology. These include literary short stories (The Irish Muse collection), my
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