The Supernatural Highlands

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Luath Press Limited, 1997 - Fiction - 180 pages
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An authoritative exploration of the otherworld of the Highlander, happenings and beings hitherto thought to be outwith the ordinary forces of nature. A simple introduction to the way of life of rural Highland and Island communities, this new edition weaves through second sigh, the evil eye, witchcraft, ghosts, fairies and other supernatural beings, offering new sight-lines on areas of belief once dismissed as folklore and 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

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About the author (1997)

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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