The Supernatural Highlands

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Luath Press Limited, Sep 1, 1999 - Fiction - 180 pages
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This examination of Scottish Gaelic folklore asks what the Otherworld meant to the Highlander. This is an authoritative exploration of Highland belief systems, with insights into the evil eye, witchcraft, ghosts, fairies and other supernatural beings -- all previously overlooked as superstition.

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A well-researched, owl's-eye view into the ancient folklore and beliefs of the Scottish Highlands and Hebrides. Refreshingly, the author doesn't ride on the smug, underlying assumption that it's all ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

Francis Thompson is the author of over thirty books. Born and raised in Stornoway he has vast knowledge of the Highlands and of Gaelic History. He has retired from full-time teaching and still lives in Stornoway. He has been active in Scottish politics and the struggle for full recognition of the Gaelic Language.

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