Trolls and giants, elves and goblins, witches, fairies and talking animals, sea monsters and dragons, mythological and fantastic beings engaged in dangerous undertakings and daring adventures, protagonists of love and sea stories: these and other extraordinary characters populate the tales traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Wales that make up this unmissable collection. The book presents 16 stories rediscovered at the end of the 19th century and in the 20th, divided into four sections by as many main themes: "deceptions", the sea, adventures and love. Each of these wonderful timeless tales, brimming with wit and magic, is illustrated by an elegant tableau created by artist Kate Forrester for this exclusive illustrated edition. A volume that will surely impress lovers of folkloric literature and mythology, who will also enjoy discovering the many affinities and analogies between these tales and those of our tradition.
REASONS OF INTEREST
An extraordinary collection of stories that evokes forgotten worlds and incredible magical creatures 16 ancient legends, revisited and transposed into vivid prose, to immerse yourself in an enchanted reality!
An unmissable work for fans of Celtic folklore
Collectors of illustrated classics will also love this volume
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