Scottish Wonder Tales from Myth and Legend

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1997 - Social Science - 224 pages
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Sixteen time-honored Scottish tales provide thrilling accounts of giants rumbling down mountainsides, of a magic wand that turns stone pillars into warriors, of Beira, the cruel old Queen of Winter, of Bride, the youthful goddess of spring and growth and more. Lively collection will captivate lovers of folklore and mythology.
 

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I did enjoy some of the stories in this book, but the format of the stories was just odd. Some stories flowed right from one to another; and some did not really flow well and were mashed together with ... Read full review

Contents

CHAP Page INTRODUCTION
9
BEIRA QUEEN OF WINTER
22
THE COMING OF ANGUS AND BRIDE
33
COMBATS THAT NEVER END
50
THE PRINCESS OF LANDUNDERWAVES
57
NIMBLE MEN BLUE MEN AND GREEN LADIES
76
CONALL AND THE THUNDER HAG
91
STORY OF FINLAY AND THE GIANTS
95
A VISION OF THE DEAD
122
THE STORY OF MICHAEL SCOTT
126
IN THE KINGDOM OF SEALS
137
STORY OF THOMAS THE RHYMER
147
THE MAIDOFTHEWAVE
161
EXILES FROM FAIRYLAND
170
FRIENDS AND FOES OF MAN
180
THE LAND OF GREEN MOUNTAINS
195

HEROES ON THE GREEN ISLE
112

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