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The Creatures of Celtic Myth Bob Curran

The Creatures of Celtic Myth

Bob Curran

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ISBN : 9780304358984
Paperback
192 pages
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Celtic tradition is rich in tales of wondrous beings, including giants, demons, fairies, merfolk, monsters, halflings, wizards, and witches. In this compelling explanation and celebration of these strange and fascinating creatures and entities, aMoreCeltic tradition is rich in tales of wondrous beings, including giants, demons, fairies, merfolk, monsters, halflings, wizards, and witches. In this compelling explanation and celebration of these strange and fascinating creatures and entities, a master storyteller and folklorist and a talented artist bring the archetypes to life in a vivid, authentic, and entertaining manner. The origins, significance, characteristics, and roles of each are explained in great detail. Modern retellings of classic tales and remarkable, vibrant illustrations created especially for this book provide a new perspective on the imaginative folklore and culture of the Celtic lands of Brittany, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and Cornwall.