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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English



  • Scotland.


  • Tales -- Scotland.

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Edition Notes

StatementDrawings by the author.
LC ClassificationsGR145.H6 S5
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6144832M
LC Control Number53036006

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: Highland Folk Tales (Folk Tales: United Kingdom) eBook: Bob Pegg: Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(6). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Gregor Ian. Folk tales of the Highlands. London, Nelson [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The classic folk tales of Scotland were passed down from storyteller to storyteller, and from the first sentence they were designed to hold the attention of the listener or reader as though a spell had been cast over them, transporting them to a magical realm where mermaids and men, selkies and sailors, ogres and princesses mingle and are miraculously transformed/5. People have been fond of telling and hearing stories in the Scottish Highlands and Hebridean islands since time immemorial, known in Gaelic as Sgeulachdan. Though the tradition has been in decline for over a century, many tales have been preserved thanks to the efforts of dedicated collectors and Gaelic scholars.

out of 5 stars Ebook version - Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales by Sir G. Douglas. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Octo Verified Purchase. I get that your ebook is quite cheap, but still, you could at least have gotten rid of the page numbers found in the free text document. Same with the short excerpts in capital letters/5(32).   A sublime collection of folk stories, with water kelpies, selkies, fairy folk, brownies and brave wrens among the tales from the Highlands. (There are also several from the Borders.)Author: Kerry Andrew.   Shelves: britain, european-culture, fairy-tales, folklore, highlands, myths-legends, scotland, united-kingdom ''And these are tales not just written down in books, but known by communities and passed down through families: stories of fairies, ghosts, giants, waterhorses, witches, the second sight, feuds, betrayals, amorous deeds, and encounters 4/5.   Title: Highland Folk Tales (Folk Tales from the British Isles series) Writer: Bob Pegg Publishing House: The History Press Date of Publication: June 1st (first published November 30th ) Rating: 5 stars ”And these are tales not just written down in books, but known by communities and passed down through families: stories of fairies, ghosts, giants, .

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